The original Campbell water system was first developed in 1978.
The intake was built on the Deux Saison River, a relatively small river. Lack of capacity at the intake resulted in the frequent shortage of water for residents of the community.
In order to alleviate the water shortage situation and to improve the lives of the people of Campbell, the Government of Dominica approved funding for the upgrade of the water system- one of the six priority projects approved for funding by the Government.
The new water system includes the construction of a 30,000 imperial gallons storage tank, a pump house and sump at Mahaut storage tank site.
The project was funded by the Government of Dominica at a cost of $1.6 million. Works commenced in January 2010 and completed in July 2010.