The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has advised customers in Curepe and environs, who are currently experiencing a disruption in their water supply that this is due to ruptured 12-inch transmission main off the Churchill Roosevelt Highway, Curepe, in the vicinity of the intersection with the Southern Main Road.
WASA says emergency repair works currently underway are expected to be completed by 10 pm today - Wednesday 30th January 2019.
The affected areas include:
As T&T stares down the barrel of what officials describe as one of the country’s “harshest dry seasons”, the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has begun the process to update the legislation which governs the body.
It would see the increase of current fines as well as water rates.
Two broken mains along the Moruga Road have resulted in water disruption for customers in the area.
According to a report from the Water and Sewage Authority. The broken 12-inch and 16-inch mains are located at number 288 Moruga Road, Indian Walk, in the vicinity of Jaibo Recreation Club.
The Authority says pipeline repairs are expected to be completed by 6:00 p.m. on Friday January 18th.
The areas affected are: along Moruga Road up To St. Mary’s including: Fifth Company, Cumuto, Cunjal, Samuel Cooper Road, Rochard Douglas Road, Burton Trace And Saunders Trace.
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 Point Lisas Desalination Plant, that the necessary repairs were completed and the facility was at full production of 40 million gallons daily, as at 10.40 pm on Sunday January 6, 2019.
WASA is further advising customers that it may take up to 24 to 36 hours for the pipe-borne water supply to normalize to some areas in keeping with established schedules.
The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Central and South West Trinidad, that they will experience a disruption in their regular pipe-borne water supply, due to a cutback in production at the Point Lisas Desalination Plant.
The plant is currently producing 10 million gallons per day (mgd), or 25 percent of its capacity.
Christmas seemed brighter for residents of Cedros and Icacos as the Water and Sewerage Authority made good on its promise to deliver water to over 600 residents who were suffering for the precious commodity in the leadup to Christmas.
On Christmas Eve, resident Shaheeda Maharaj said they received a truck-borne supply at Ramsey Avenue, Icacos.
“I am so relieved right now. I took out all the clothes to wash. We had a sinkful of dishes. We are so thankful that we got a little water.”
With no water to bathe her newborn grandson or boil his baby bottles, Icacos resident Shaheeda Maharaj broke down in tears on Monday, begging her councillor to do something to help her.
"My daughter Stephanie Maharaj make baby and she came home on Friday with my grandson, but there is not a drop of water to cook, bathe, wash. We have not had a drop of water for over two months," Maharaj said during an interview on Christmas Eve.
With Christmas a day away, Maharaj said her home was in a dirty state.