Panaji: July, 2015 …. Captain of Ports Department has requested the Boat Owners in the vicinity of Dona Paula Jetty, Hawai Beach and Aivao to cover their boats properly and see that no stagnation of water in the boats.
It has been brought to the notice of Department that the most of the boats are left uncovered thereby collecting rain water in these boats during the monsoon season, which cause nuisance under section 37 of Goa Public Health Act, and leading to potential source of mosquito breeding and public nuisance and impending source of Health hazards.
The owners/ masters of the barges, shipyards/dry docks, passenger launches, ferry boats, tindels of fishing trawlers and operators of the mechanized and non mechanized craft including the tourist boats etc. plying in the Inland water of Goa are directed to ensure that all the boats are properly covered.