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YARD UNDER WATER: A senior citizen wades through floodwater on his property at Bridge Road, Aranjuez, yesterday following persistent rainfall across Trinidad and Tobago due to Tropical Storm Karen. —Photo: JERMAINE CRUICKSHANK

PUBLIC UTILITIES Minister Robert Le Hunte said yesterday that the passage of Tropical Storm Karen would go a long way in restoring Trinidad’s supply of potable water.

Speaking to the Express during a news conference at the National Security Ministry, Port of Spain, Le Hunte had lamented about the country’s dwindling water supply, especially at the Water and Sewerage Authority’s (WASA) Hollis Dam in Valencia.

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