The Water and Sewerage Authority says there will be more water shortages for Port-of-Spain customers over a 22-hour period beginning tonight.
The Authority has issued the following statement on the disruptions.
"The Water and Sewerage Authority advises customers in parts of Port-of-Spain and environs that there will be a disruption in their water supply from 8:00 p.m. tonight – Tuesday 2nd August to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday 3rd August 2016.
Repair work on damaged transmission main on Wrightson road has been delayed. The following is the full press release
The Water and Sewerage Authority advises that the ongoing emergency repairs to the broken 21" transmission main, on Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, in the vicinity of the Diego Martin, Maxi Taxi stand, has been unavoidably delayed.
Repair works are expected to completed by 12:00 midnight, while the supply to affected customers, will normalize 2 to 4 hours thereafter.
The Water and Sewerage Authority says low pressures or no water supply to customers in parts of Port-of-Spain, is due to a broken 21-inch transmission main on Wrightson Road near the Diego Martin maxi-taxi stand.
A statement from WASA says emergency repairs are currently underway and is expected to be completed by 7pm tonight.
WASA says the areas to be affected include:
* Southern part of Port of Spain, including Wrightson Road, Independence Square, as far north as Duke Street;
* Morvant and Barataria
Residents of communities in South-West Trinidad will have to wait until 5pm before their water supply is restored.
WASA says the repairs that were to be completed by 9am today, are still being done.
But even though the restoration work will be done by 5pm, WASA says it will take a longer time for the flow of water to normalise.
The following is a statement from the authority:
The Water and Sewerage Authority is advising customers served by the Point Fortin Desalination Plant that there would be a disruption in their supply for a 24-hour period from 9 am today to 9 am Friday.
WASA says this has become necessary in order to carry out emergency maintenance work at the Seven Seas-owned and operated Desalination Plant.
The Water and Sewerage Authority 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 21st July 2016 between the hours of 6am and 6pm.
The authority says this has become necessary in order to facilitate maintenance work by T&TEC that would affect the power supply to the plant.
The affected areas will include:
* Sangre Grande (Town)
* Vega De Oropouche
* Toco Road, Sangre Grande
* Sangre Chiquito
The Water and Sewerage Authority is lifting its restrictions on the use of water hoses and other apparatus for domestic use.
The restrictions were implemented on Saturday 19th March.
The Authority issued the following statement today.