Basic Supervisor of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) Keithroy Halliday is advising Barbadians towards washing their automobiles because the ash plumes proceed to cowl the island.
He stated it was counterproductive to take action whereas the ash was nonetheless falling, including that water ought to solely be used the place needed.
“The Chief Medical Officer [Dr Kenneth George] suggested properly that everybody ought to keep indoors as a lot as they’ll, limiting their actions. I’m seeing all kinds of knowledge circulating that I can’t essentially attest to, however I believe we now have to verify we apply easy logic.
“I don’t know if it is sensible cleansing automobiles presently. You’re utilizing a treasured useful resource that’s restricted. The ash will proceed to fall for the foreseeable future . . . . Whereas it’s an asset we wish to defend presumably, we nonetheless have to be wise in regards to the choices we’re making, and hopefully we are able to have everybody exercising the identical kind of pondering and solely use potable water the place needed,” he stated over the weekend. (RA)
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