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Soufriere, Galion, and Scott's Head Water System was breached by adjacent stream flow during Tropical Storm Erika in October 2015

Soufriere Water System Source Spring Capture Structure
Back wall of containment area is natural
Soufriere Community Meeting to Discuss Water System and Other Needs of Community with Cardinal Felix
Conducted numerous water tests at site
Stream water to left and spring water right of wall
Stream has high numbers of fecal coliforms, Source spring has only one colony present due to chlorination
ROADS - Critical for delivery of aid and transport of injured persons
Landslide Mechanisms
Earthen overhang above road to Soufriere - Prone to landslides
Steep slopes make soil stabilization difficult
Flood waters can also destabilize soil and cause failures

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