WASA

No water in parts of Trinidad

There has been a re­duced pro­duc­tion at the Point Lisas De­sali­na­tion Plant which will re­sult in no wa­ter for sev­er­al cus­tomers in Cen­tral and South West Trinidad.

A re­lease is­sued by the Wa­ter and Sew­er­age Au­thor­i­ty said there have been on­go­ing prob­lems at the Point Lisas De­sali­na­tion Plant.

Fol­low­ing the ini­tial dis­rup­tion on De­cem­ber 3, par­tial op­er­a­tion of the fa­cil­i­ty was achieved on the fol­low­ing day.

WASA: Desalination Plant back up, water returns to Central, South Trinidad

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Central and South Trinidad, who have been affected by the recent unplanned shutdown at the Desalcott owned and operated Point Lisas Desalination Plant, that operation was restarted at the facility at 2 pm on Tuesday at a flow rate of ten million imperial gallons daily (10 mgd).

WASA says repair work is continuing and production will be increased incrementally to full production of 40 mgd as this work is completed.

Shutdown of Desalination Plant affecting thousands of homes

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Central and South West Trinidad, who are experiencing a disruption in their pipe borne water supply that this is due to a disruption in the operation of the Point Lisas Desalination Plant.

The Desalination Company of Trinidad and Tobago – DESALCOTT owned and operated plant, normally supplies WASA with 40 million gallons of water per day (mgd), which is used to supply the Point Lisas Industrial Estate, as well as augment the supply to areas in Central and South West Trinidad.

Water disruptions in South Trinidad tomorrow

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of South Trinidad served by the Navet Water Treatment Plant, that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Tuesday December 4, 2018, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

WASA says this is due to a planned power interruption by the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) that will affect operations at the Navet Water Treatment Plant.

Nine water treatment plants shut down following overnight rain

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is  advising customers that heavy overnight rainfall has negatively impacted operations at several of its surface water treatment facilities.

This has resulted in the shutdown of several Water Treatment Plants (WTPs) throughout North Trinidad due to various issues including turbid river conditions, clogged intake screens and power failure.

The affected facilities include the Tompire, Matura, Aripo, Quare, Guanapo, Caura, Luengo & Naranjo and Acono WTPs.

Six water treatment plants affected by overnight rains

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers that heavy rainfall overnight has impacted operations at some of its water treatment facilities.

This includes the shutdown of several Water Treatment Plants (WTPs) in North Trinidad, due to a number of issues such as turbid river conditions, clogged intake screens and power failures.

The affected facilities include Matura, Aripo, Quare, Guanapo and Lluengo & Naranjo WTPs.

Some of the areas affected include:

Salybia, Valencia, Santa Rosa Heights, parts of Arima and Maracas, St. Joseph.

Water disruption in Central Trinidad on Friday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Central Trinidad, served by the Carlsen Field Water Treatment Plant that there will be an interruption in their water supply on Friday between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate emergency repairs to a ruptured raw water main along Marshall Road, Carlsen Field.

Areas to be affected include:

WASA seeking to restore supply to North-East customers Friday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of North-East Trinidad served by the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant, who are currently experiencing a disruption in their normal pipe borne water supply schedule that, this is due to mechanical problems at the facility.

WASA says emergency repair works currently being carried out are expected to be completed by 6 pm on Friday.

Areas affected include:

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