No Sign Of Council’s ‘Water Barometer’ Promised For July
And despite the recent rain, the Council on Tuesday warned that there are still “possible resource issues.”
It’s now more than a year since councillors voted for the reinstatement of the water level marker after Council Chairman Amanda Martin said she wanted it back on display.
At the time Senior Manager for Infrastructure Craig Dryden promised the members it would be in place by the start of the tourist season.
And earlier this year, councillors were told a new one would be created by July, because the officers couldn’t find the old one.
But it’s still not appeared.
We asked the Council’s Press Office on Tuesday whether they’re still planning to put one up, but they didn’t respond.
Last August the Authority’s Emergency Planning department imposed a hosepipe ban because they said low rainfall and a predicted increase in tourists would put further pressure on the supply from St Mary’s struggling desalination plant.