Balata River and Tributaries

To treat with drainage and flooding in Trinidad and Tobago, the Ministry of Works and Transport has developed a short, medium and long term strategy.

The short term plan includes the National Desilting Programme which is a recurrent maintenance strategy that assists with managing the country’s drainage capacity.


1.4km of Desilting, Clearing, Cleaning & Embankment Works were completed in  St. Helena, Caroni East