T&TEC work to cause water shortage in East T&T tomorrow

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) advises customers in parts of North-East Trinidad served by the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant, that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Tuesday 12th March, 2019 between the hours of 11 am and 1 pm.

This has become necessary in order for the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) to carry out planned maintenance work in the area that would affect the electricity supply to the plant

Areas affected include:

T&TEC warns: Don't stand on trucks, don't use poles to lift lines

The Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) is reminding carnival band leaders to be careful of overhead lines to ensure a safe carnival.

The reminder comes as bands prepare to take to the streets over the two-day carnival celebrations on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 March.

T&TEC has established a carnival safety hotline, which became operational on Monday 25 February, to facilitate reports on potential safety hazards, especially as they relate to overhead lines and poles.

T&TEC: Online charger warning not from us, but...

The Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) says it is aware of a message circulating on social media purporting to contain a warning issued by the commission regarding cell phone chargers.

Traffic disruption along Wrightson road

The Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission is advising the public that there will be a disruption in traffic along the westbound lane of Wrightson road on September 21st from 9:00 pm to 4:00 am, September 25th from 9:00 pm to 4:00 am and on September 27th.

This is to facilitate underground works.

The following is a press release from T&TEC:

T&TEC workers on the job

The Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) is advising that its operations are functioning as normal today, September 7.

It says all 14 service centres are open to serve the members of the public, and that emergency lines, 800-BULB (2852) and 800-TTEC (8832), remain available to respond to all calls.

T&TEC says it remains committed to ensuring a safe, reliable, quality electricity service to the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago.


T&TEC: Nothing to suggest substation fire was started by anything 'unusual'

T&TEC has said that an early morning fire at T&TEC’s Savonetta Substation is being investigated.

It says all residential customers were restored by approximately 11:30 a.m and that industrial customers were back on supply as at 12:30 p.m., with the exception of one industrial customer which is conducting  internal checks before they pick up the available T&TEC supply.

T&TEC said the substation structure is intact and that at this point there is nothing to suggest that anything unusual may have led to the fire. 

T&TEC warns of dangers of electrocution during floods

The Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) is advising citizens of steps they should take to avoid electrocution during flooding throughout the rainy season.

T&TEC issued guidelines via a media statement on Friday.

"In light of recent heavy rains and subsequent flooding, and the expected reoccurrence during the rest of the rainy season, the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) is reminding persons to take the necessary safety precautions to protect their lives and properties.