Public Advisory

Ruptured transmission pipeline causing water disruption in lower Piparo

The Water and Sewerage Authority advises customers in the area of lower Piparo, who are currently experiencing a disruption in their pipe borne water supply that this is due to a ruptured transmission pipeline, located at the Junction of Old Piparo Road and Guaracara Tabaquite Road.

Emergency repair works presently underway are expected to be completed by 12:00 midnight on December 30th.

Customers are further advised that it may take up to 24 hours for the supply to normalize all affected areas following the completion of repairs.

Water disruption in parts of North East Trinidad

The Water and Sewerage Authority advises customers in parts of North-East Trinidad served by the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant, who are currently experiencing a disruption in their normal scheduled water supply that, this is due to mechanical problems impacting the Raw Water Pump Station at the facility.

Emergency repair works currently underway are expected to be completed by 8:00 a.m. on December 24th.

Areas affected include:

Sangre Grande (Town) * Vega De Oropouche

WASA: Disruption in water supply in parts of North-East Trinidad caused by ruptured pipeline

The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) advises customers in parts of North-East Trinidad served by the Hollis Water Treatment Plant, who are experiencing a disruption in their scheduled pipe borne water supply at present, that this is due to a ruptured 24-inch diameter transmission pipeline at LP 73 Eastern Main Road, Wallerfield, in the area of the “Double Bridge”.

The ruptured main is located along a river bed and initial assessment indicates that repair is expected to take approximately 48 hours, given the nature of the job.

WASA: Restrictions still in place, reservoirs remain low

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) says the water-use restrictions implemented in January 2019 remains in effect.

This as the three main impounding reservoirs in Trinidad remain considerably low for this time of year, a statement by WASA notes.

WASA says the levels of storage and respective Long Term Averages (LTAs) at the authority’s impounding reservoirs as at today – Tuesday 5th November 2019 are as follows.

· Arena: 52.01%, LTA - 80.89%
· Navet: 36.42%, LTA - 80.30%
· Hollis: 44.75%, LTA - 78.71%
· Hillsborough: 100%, LTA - 92.75%

Tobago teen missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 17-year-old Shakeira Barker.

Shakeira, of Baird Trace, Signal Hill was last seen at her home around 7:00 am on October 21st.

She was reported missing to the Scarborough Police Station at 8.00 pm on the same day by a relative.

Shakeira, is of African descent, 4 feet 2 inches tall, medium built, and has a light brown complexion and black straight hair. She was last seen wearing a blue and white night gown.

WASA interruption in north Trinidad on Thursday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers served by the Valsayn A Booster Station that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Thursday between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to undertake emergency mechanical repairs at the facility.

Affected areas include:

· Along the Eastern Main Road from St. Joseph to Aranguez Main Road, San Juan including: Champs Fleurs, Mt. Hope, Mt. Lambert and Petit Bourg;

Arima woman missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 21-year-old Kesha Daniella Darlington.

Kesha, of Longden Street, Arima, was last seen at Jenny's Bar Longden Street Arima around 11:00 am on October 14th 2019.

She was reported missing to the Arima Police Station at 4:30 pm on October 2019 14th by a relative.

Kesha, is of mixed descent, 4 feet tall, and slim built, with a brown complexion.

She was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, a pair of jeans and a pair of black slippers.

Water shortage in Northeast Trinidad today

Cus­tomers in north­east Trinidad served by the North Oropouche Wa­ter Treat­ment Plant have been ad­vised of an in­ter­rup­tion in their wa­ter sup­ply from mid­night Sat­ur­day un­til mid­night Sun­day.

WASA said the in­ter­rup­tion is nec­es­sary in or­der to fa­cil­i­tate emer­gency re­pairs to a leak on the 42-inch trans­mis­sion pipeline, along the Churchill-Roo­sevelt High­way, Pi­ar­co.

Longdenville man missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 23-year-old Kavinash Phakira, 23, of Longdenville. 

Carapichaima man missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 23-year-old Pooran Boodoo.

Pooran, of Mission Road, Upper Carapichaima, was last seen in the vicinity of the Chaguanas Flyover, on September 29th.

He was reported missing to the Freeport Police Station, around 2:00 pm on September 30th by a relative.

Pooran is of East Indian descent, 5 feet tall and slim built with a brown complexion and short curly hair.

He was last seen wearing a pair of long black trousers and a t-shirt.

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