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Dredging saves town from floodwaters

Shayal Devi
Thursday, April 10, 2014

THERE have been no major reports of flooding in Ba this year as a result of the river dredging project, according to Ba Chamber of Commerce and Industry representative Daniel Elisha.

He said as a result of the dredging project, the business community in Ba was flourishing.

"Things are going pretty good and business has improved in the past months," he said.

"The major development carried out is the dredging of the Ba River. The work is being carried out as scheduled and flooding will soon be a thing of the past."

Business people who used to suffer as a result of flooding are working hard to lift the economy.

"Since the dredging started, things are looking up and we haven't had any floods this year."

"Crops are looking pretty good and the economy is on the rise. We have not had any complaints from business owners."

The flood-prone town was spared flooding that occurred in the West earlier this year as a result of dredging of the Elevuka river.








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