Public Advisory

Water disruption in parts of El Dorado, Tacarigua on Monday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers served by the Caura Water Treatment Plant that there will be an interruption in their water supply on Monday, between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate repairs to leaks on the 12-inch diameter main at the corner of Karamath and Persad Street, El Dorado.

The areas to be affected include:

WASA: Reservoirs below average, water restrictions continue

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) says the existing Water Use Restrictions and revised water supply schedules that were implemented in keeping with its Water Supply Management Plan during the 2019 Dry Season, remain in effect.

WASA issued a statement Thursday saying that notwithstanding the commencement of the 2019 Wet Season as declared by the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service, the intermittent showers experienced thus far have had no discernable impact on the levels at WASA's four main impounding reservoirs.

Woodland man missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 51-year-old Ricky Jebodh.

Ricky, of Main Road, Woodland, was last seen in the district around 11:00 am, on Sunday 12th May 2019.

He was reported missing to the San Fernando Police Station, on that same date, by his brother.

Ricky is of East Indian descent, 5 feet 8 inches tall and slim built with a brown complexion, short grey hair and a full greying beard.

He was last seen wearing a long-sleeved plaid shirt, a pair of blue jeans and a pair of black steel-tipped shoes.

Arima teen missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 14-year-old Amiah Mohammed.

Amiah was last seen at her Henri Street, Arima home, around 4:45 pm, on April 14th.

She was reported missing to the Arima Police Station, around 5:10 pm, on that same date, by her mother.

Amiah is of mixed descent, 5 feet 7 inches tall and slim built with a brown complexion and wavy black hair.

She was last seen wearing an orange top, a pair of blue jeans and a pair of brown sandals.

No bus service on Eid holiday

The Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) has advised that there will be no PTSC services available on Wednesday, a national holiday in observation of Eid-Ul-Fitr.

PTSC said in a statement that regular services will resume on Thursday June 6th.

The corporation has issued an apology for the inconvenience likely to be caused by its decision.

Further delay in restoration of water supply in North East Trinidad

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) said Wednesday that customers in parts of North East Trinidad who are currently experiencing an interruption in their pipe borne water supply due to ongoing emergency repair of leaks on its 42 inch diameter North Oropouche Transmission Main, that the time for completion of works has been extended to 12 midnight on Wednesday.

WASA said the delay has been due to unforeseen challenges at the jobsite associated with the extent of damage to the pipeline that was observed upon excavation.

The areas that continue to be affected include:

Traffic disruption on Mucurapo Road Sunday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising of a traffic disruption along Mucurapo Road, Port of Spain (between Luckput and Mathura Street) on Sunday 2nd June 2019, between the hours of 8 am and 8 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate repairs to the sewer main in the area.

Commuters proceeding east can exit Mucurapo Road at Luckput Street, turn right onto Carlton Avenue and then right onto Mathura Street, then back to Mucurapo Road.

Rainy Season officially declared

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has officially declared the start of the 2019 Rainy Season following rainfall activity from the passage of a Tropical Wave.

Once the initial episode of rainfall activity is triggered by the ITCZ or a Tropical Wave, it signals the start of the country’s rainy season since these features will be the mainstay for the next six months in yielding rainfall.

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service says it has been tracking the progress of this Tropical Wave across the Atlantic Ocean for the past few days.

Emergency drill to cause traffic disruptions at airport Wednesday

Vehicular traffic flow to and from the Piarco International Airport will be interrupted on Wednesday morning between 9 am and 11.30 am to facilitate easy access by emergency response agencies.

Police will be on site to control and direct traffic accordingly.

The Airports Authority says that the purpose of the simulation exercise is to test and evaluate the preparedness of the authority and relevant stakeholders to respond in the event of an incident at the airport.

WASA to complete repairs in Port-of-Spain by 2pm

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) says it has been met with a further delay in the completion of works to relocate two transmission mains along the Beetham Highway between the lighthouse and Abattoir Road, and that work is to be completed by 2 pm Monday.

It said that affected customers in Port of Spain and environs are advised that it may take up to 24 hours for the scheduled pipe-borne water supply to normalize to some affected areas after the works have been completed.

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