Letter: Infrastructure synergies – Caribbean News Now

Dear Sir:

Basic human rights speak directly to the provision of infrastructure. The objective is the cost effective and efficient delivery of water, fuels, electricity, communication, transportation and the operation and maintenance of these fundamental utilities, taking advantage of synergies to improve human lives.

Water and waste are and must be treated for use, disposal and to be recycled. Fuels to fire power plants, manufacturing processes, stoves, machinery and vehicles. Electricity powers many consumption devices, appliances and equipment. Communication transmits and stores ideas, trade and transactions. Transportation moves people and property via air, sea and land.

All such utilities, with operational and maintenance (O&M) cost and schedules embedded, have…

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