This entailed the installation of a 51-acre “Off-Farm” irrigation infrastructure in Canelles.
Irrigation specialists FARMEX Technologies SARL from France were the contractors on the Off-Farm Irrigation Infrastructure in Canelles, Saint Lucia. The project was conducted on 51 acres of land and benefitted 13 farms with a network of 1.8 km of pipes, at a cost of EC$0.4 million. The project began May 2002 and was completed in June 2003 including the additional works towards the reinforcement of the pumping station.
The following works were included in the project:
The pump and pipeline commissioning tests were carried out on the project to the satisfaction of the Irrigation Management Unit, which supervised the project with Technical Assistance from Agri Development.