Works Minister Rohan Sinanan is promising to deal with illegal development.
Mr Sinanan believes this has been a major factor in the extensive flooding being experienced recently in all areas of the country.
In one instance, he pointed out a steel structure being built near to the Caroni River Basin.
Mr Sinanan also acknowledged a problem with enforcement.
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Speaking on TV6 this morning, the Minister also dismissed comments that his visit to flooded areas in South Trinidad over the weekend was a PR move.