“Living conditions to be improved with sewerage upgrading project”
Philipsburg, St. Maarten, October 24, 2018 – President of Parliament, MP Sarah Wescot-Williams has extended her congratulations to the residents of Dutch Quarter with the upgrading of their district and the official start of the “DQ Sewerage Upgrading Works”.
“This project has been in the making for a while and I am proud to have contributed as former Prime Minister in making this a reality in Brussels on December 5th of 2013, when the Financing Agreement for securing the funds was signed between the European Commission and the Government of St. Maarten in my capacity as Territorial Authorizing Officer (TAO) for St. Maarten.” said Wescot-Williams.
The main focus is to improve the living conditions of the residents of Dutch Quarter by eliminating running sewerage water that is currently present on the roads and side roads. The following will be dealt with in improving the living conditions of the residents; sewerage lines will be installed, street lights will be placed, all overhead cabling will be placed underground, sidewalks will be installed and the side roads will be paved.