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Encroachers ignore 'no dumping in wetland' order

By Vision Reporter

Added 5th August 2014 01:11 PM

The encroachers are doing this in total violation of an order from the Wetlands Management Department.

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By Gerald Tenywa

The signpost at Banda reads: Wetlands are wealthlands: Let them work for you.” It also states, “No encroachment, pollution, drainage and dumping.”

But in total violation of this order from the Wetlands Management Department is dumping of murram in the wetland that has been taking place at night within the last two weeks.

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The wetland is on the road to Kireka that always floods during heavy rains
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Mounds of murram are ferried to the area in the dead of the night

 

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The wetland neighbours a fast sprouting complex of hostels and apartments

Encroachers ignore orders to stop dumping in wetland

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