The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is investigating a video currently circulating on social media, purporting to show an employee of WASA engaged in using a hose to wash a vehicle at one of its facilities, which WASA says is in flagrant violation of the recently implemented water use restrictions.
In a statement issued Thursday, WASA said a full investigation has been launched into this matter and says if proven true, it will be dealt with "very seriously".
Parts of South and Central Trinidad will be without a pipe-borne supply of water between 12:00 noon and 2: 00 pm today.
The following is a press release from WASA:
The Water and Sewerage Authority advises customers in parts of Central and South Trinidad served by the Caroni Water Treatment Plant, that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne supply today, Friday 8th February 2019 between the hours of 12 noon and 2:00 p.m.
This has become necessary in order to facilitate leak repairs on the Caroni South Transmission System at the Plant.
The Water and Sewerage Authority would like to advise customers of an interruption to the water supply in parts of South Trinidad from 3 pm -12 midnight today.
This has become necessary in order to carry out emergency repairs to a rupture on the 36-inch diameter Navet Transmission Main, along Mango Road, Tabaquite.
Areas affected include:
The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Central Trinidad that there would be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Tuesday, between the hours of 9 am and 9 pm.
This has become necessary in order to facilitate pipeline interconnection works at the B1/1 Bridge, Marchin Road, Caroni.
Areas to be affected include: Charlieville (East), Caroni Savannah Road (from the Gas Station to Sumarie Trace), Pierre Road (inclusive of all side streets) and Felicity.
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.