water

Problem at Caroni plant causing distribution problems nationwide

An issue with the filter system at the Caroni Water Treatment Plant is responsible for the disruption in water supply being experienced in several areas across the country.

WASA says this situation has resulted in reduced production at the plant from the normal 75 million gallons per day to approximately 60 million gallons per day.

Water disruptions from Sangre Grande to Golden Grove Road on Thursday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of North-East Trinidad served by the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant, that there will be an interruption in their water supply on Thursday April 26, 2018, between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to carry out electrical maintenance works at the plant.

The affected areas will include:

* Sangre Grande

* Vega De Oropouche

* Toco Road, Sangre Grande

* Sangre Chiquito

* Manzanilla

* Coalmine

* Guaico/ Guaico Tamana

No water from 9am-9pm Tuesday from Teteron to Glencoe

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in North-West Trinidad served by the Tucker Valley Water Treatment plant that there will be a disruption in their pipe borne water supply on Tuesday April 24, 2018 between the hours of 9 am and 9 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate interconnection works at the Tucker Valley Water Treatment plant.

The affected areas include:

Western Main Road from Teteron Barracks, Chaguaramas, to La Horquette Valley Road, Glencoe, inclusive of Carenage, Pt. Cumana and Glencoe.

WASA: Water problems in Matura & Salybia areas to be rectified Friday night

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of North- East Trinidad served by the Matura Water Treatment Plant, who are currently without a supply, that this is as a result of electrical problems at the facility.

Repair works currently being undertaken at the plant are expected to be completed by 9 pm on Friday April 20, 2018.

The areas affected include:

- Along the Toco Road, Matura, from the Salybia River to Mora Trace inclusive of all side streets.

WASA is apologising for the inconvenience caused.

Water disruptions in La Romaine and environs on Thursday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in La Romaine and environs that there will be a disruption in their water supply from 9 am to 12 midnight, on Thursday April 12, 2018.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate pipeline interconnection works in the vicinity of the proposed Dumfries Roundabout, South Trunk Road, La Romaine.

Affected areas will include:

· Bay Road

· Bel Air

· Parts of South Trunk

· Gulf View and environs

· La Romaine (from Bay Road to Sunset Ridge)

Problem at Caroni Plant leads to water woes in North & South Trinidad

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers served by the Caroni Water Treatment Plant, who are currently experiencing low pressures or no water supply that this is due to a power supply problem, which has been affecting the facility intermittently over the past 48 to 72 hours.

WASA says this situation has resulted at times, in reduced production at the plant, from the normal 75 million gallons per day (mgd) to 55 mgd.

Water disruptions in parts of South Trinidad on Thursday

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 Thursday 5th April 2018, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to carry out emergency repair works to a ruptured 20-inch transmission main in the vicinity of Glenroy Settlement, Princes Town.

Areas that would be affected include:

§ Along Naparima Mayaro Road from Princes Town to St. Clements;

WASA pushes for rate hike

The Water and Sewerage Authority says it is in dire need of a rate increase because it was spending more money to supply the nation water than it receives from customers.

According to chairman Romney Thomas the public utility company is in a dire financial situation where “despite the monopoly status WASA’s revenues are way below operating costs resulting in a heavy dependence on subventions from the Government.”

WASA hoping to fix St James water problem by noon

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in St. James and environs who are still without a water supply that this is due to ongoing repairs to the ruptured 21-inch transmission main along Serpentine Road, St. Clair, Port of Spain, which has been unavoidably delayed.

WASA says its crews are working to complete the repair works with completion schedules for 12 noon today.

Areas that continue to be affected include:

· St. James

· Long Circular and environs

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