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Recent testing of the Manor House water supply has resulted in a need to perform a tank cleaning cycle on the property. We believe the poor test results are due to high winds experienced during hurricane Humberto. High winds are responsible for extra leaf material being deposited onto the water catchment area.

Landlords such as Manor House are required to clean their water tanks every six years. Manor House had last performed tank cleaning on the property in 2016. However, it has been decided that we will bring forward the tank cleaning schedule and should have all tanks on the property cleaned by the beginning of 2020.

There are 17 tanks at Manor House that hold an estimated 250,000 gallons of water. We receive our water form rain caught on the roofs and from the Government water supply that feeds our top most tanks. All other tanks are topped up through an elaborate system of pipes that run throughout the property. At the present 14 of the 17 tanks have been cleaned. Information will be provided when the task of cleaning all tanks has been completed.

Over the past few years, the Board has embarked on a number of initiatives to improve the water quality at Manor House. Some of them are; a pro-active roof painting schedule, regular water testing, and the removal of ground level water catchment areas. We are currently investigating the cost and feasibility of installing purification systems throughout the property.

Specimens from a recently planted native Olivewood hedge show their resilience post Humberto.

 
 

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