St Kitts and Nevis: Konris Maynard attends the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association conference

St Kitts and Nevis: Konris Maynard attends the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association conference


Saint Kitts and Nevis: Minister for Infrastructure and Utilities, Transport, Information and Communication Technology and Post, Konris Maynard, and Cromwell Williams, Water Manager and Department of Utilities Engineer Kitts Water attended the 31st Annual Conference of the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA).

In addition, the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) was represented by Santonnya Mills, Nevis Water Department Manager and Clyde Maynard, Technical Officer.

During the conference, Konris Maynard affirmed that the participation in this meeting is a stepping stone because the country is confronted with problems of water supply.

He further mentioned that he was ready to provide an update on the way forward for a 24-hour water supply”.

He added: “I will also be participating in the High Level Ministerial Forum (HLF), which is the only meeting of Caribbean water ministers. During this HLF, they have the opportunity to share their experiences and ideas to solve water problems affecting the region and individual countries within the framework of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). My participation in this conference will be funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).

Saint Kitts and Nevis will also have the opportunity to interact and engage with leading industry experts and professionals, including engineers, entrepreneurs, policy makers, and regional and international financial institutions, during the conference.

During the conference, they will also have the opportunity to share their experiences and ideals regarding water issues. Water issues have affected countries and individuals and the Caribbean region as a whole.

Known as the unparalleled regional event, the High Level Forum (HLF) is the only meeting of Caribbean Water Ministers to date. It was named as the joint initiative of the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) and its partners. The partners called Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) and the association began in session 2005 as part of the CWWA Annual Conference and Expo.

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