Close to 400 residents of Bagatelle, Fond St Jean and Fab now have a new water supply.

The Bagatelle Alternate Water and Harvesting and Storage Project which includes three 1000 gallon water tanks opened on Wednesday, and was funded by the Japan Caribbean Climate Change project and implemented by the United Nations Development Program and Local Government department.

Parliamentary Representative for the area Dr Kenneth Darroux said residents will now have an alternative water supply in times of natural disasters.