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

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

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

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

Further, the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has been represented by Santonnya Mills, Manager at the Nevis Water Department and Clyde Maynard, Technical Officer. 

During the conference, Konris Maynard asserted that attendance for this meeting is a stepping stone as the country has been dealing with challenges with the water supply. 

He further mentioned that he is all set to provide an update on the way forward to a 24-hour supply of Water”.

He added, “I will also be participating in the Ministerial High-Level Forum (HLF), which is the only meeting of Caribbean Water Ministers. During this HLF, they have an opportunity to share experiences and ideas for addressing water issues affecting the region and individual countries with the aim of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). My participation in this conference will be funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).” 

St Kitts and Nevis will also get the opportunities to interact and engage with the leading industry experts and professionals, which includes engineers, contractors, policymakers, and regional and international financial institutions, during the conference.  

At the conference, they will also get the opportunity to share their experiences and ideals in addressing water issues. The water issues have affected the countries and the individuals and the Caribbean region as a whole. 

Known as the unmatched regional event, the High-Level Forum (HLF) is the only meeting of Caribbean Water Ministers so far . It has been called as the joint inititiave of the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) and its partners. The partners called Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) and the association has begun in 2005 session within the CWWA’s Annual Conference and Exhibition.