There’s a lot happening in Sint Maarten to get the island back up and running. Of course, the basic essentials like food and water have been the main focus. Following is a look at just a few of the projects that have been going on around the island.
Earlier this week, the government constructed a huge reverse osmosis system to purify water for drinking:
Food and water distribution has been ongoing and continues as seen here:
Getting cruise ships back into the Sint Maarten harbor will be critical to helping the local economy and the people of the island recover from Irma. The Sint Maarten government announced earlier this week that the first cruise ship will be able to dock in the harbor as early as November 11.
In the following video, Addison Richardson, Grounds Manager at Walter Plantz Square, talks about the clean up effort happening in Philipsburg.
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