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Court Order in the Harbour View Sewage Treatment Plant Case - July 2010

In January 2010, after repeated unsuccessful attempts to engage the relevant authorities, JET and several residents of Harbour View applied for judicial review of the failure of the National Water Commission (NWC) to maintain the plant and the failure of four other government agencies – the National Environment and Planning Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Authority, Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation and Kingston and St. Andrew Health Department- to take enforcement action against the NWC.

On July 6, 2010, the parties successfully agreed on a consent judgment requiring the NWC to rehabilitate the Harbour View Sewage Treatment Plant. The final court order can be found here: