Sunday, 11 October 2009

What really is taking place at Wied il-Mielah?

After the Gharb Local Council spent 200,000 euros during the first phase of the 'environmental project' at Wied Il-Mielah thanks to the help of Structural Funds for Malta (2004 – 2006), the Council has again been granted aid for its second phase of this. This time the aid provided is approximately €570,000 under the Cohesion Fund (2007-2013). This project is co-financed by the Parliamentary Secretariat for Public Dialogue and Information and the Gharb Local Council.
I am not going to ask into whose pockets these money are going.
However, did or is anybody monitoring what is really taking place here? I doubt it or else somebody is keeping a closed eye (no surprises in this republic).

The photos of some works taking palce here speaks volumes. Why do one need to destroy the natural rock formations in order to be replaced by 'unprofessionally done rubble walls?

In this photo to your left you can see how the natural rocks are being dug out and with the same stones, somebody tried to make a rubble wall instead. If this is not a waste of money what is then?

Can you spot the difference?

Why is the raw seawage overflow still in motion even though the valley and discharged into the sea without being treated whatsoever?

Look at the raw sewage running along this picturesque valley. Thank god you believe in that you can't smell it while reading. Does the Gharb council really treat this place as a gem?

The EU Commission is aware of delays in meeting the requirements to ractify the situation. It is hoped that the Commission will scrutinise the implementation of environmental legislation as regards this matter and I hope that you and I will not be fined if the Commission will start a legal infringment procedures including application to the European Court of Justice.

Malta has an obligation to have ALL watsewater treated before discharge into the sea by March 2007 and hence my (and your) government is infringing the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive.

Prim Minister
PS for Dialogue
Gharb LC
Gozo Minister
Water Services Corp.
Health Inspectirate
MEPA (?)

Please wake up.


nomadu said...

Unless the situation has changed since last year, there is a similar situation at Il-Mixta in Comino.

Anonymous said...

Can we expect to see where the money was spent? Thank you for briefing us all about Wied il-Mielah.