St. Catherine Communities without water supply due to fish kill in Rio Cobre river


Mayor of Spanish Town, Norman Scott says several communities are without water supply as a result of the recent fish kill in the Rio Cobre in St. Catherine.

A chemical spill from bauxite company, Windalco is being blamed for the fish kill.

Mr. Scott says the incident has affected the Spanish Town water treatment plant, and as such water supply has been disrupted for several days.

The Mayor says he has received several complaints about a lack of water supply.