WASA

WASA: Desalcott production up to 82%

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising that the latest update from the Desalination Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Desalcott), owner and operator of the Point Lisas Desalination Plant, is that the facility is currently operating at about 82% capacity and is currently delivering approximately 33 million gallons daily (mgd) as compared to the contracted flow of 40 mgd.

WASA says this is in keeping with their projected ramping up of production as they continue to address operational issues which arose at the facility.

WASA: Morvant water problems due to mechanical problems at plant

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) advising customers in parts of Morvant, served by the Lady Young Booster Station, who are currently experiencing a disruption in their regular pipe-borne water supply that, this is due to mechanical problems that occurred at the station on Sunday July 22nd, 2018.

WASA is presently assessing the extent of the repair works required to return the facility to operation and will provide a later update on the expected timeframe for the completion of the repairs.

Areas affected include:

WASA: Glencoe water shortage due to mechanical problems

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Glencoe served by the Park Booster Station, who are currently experiencing low water pressures or no water supply that, this is due to mechanical problems being experienced at the facility.

WASA says repairs works currently underway are expected to be completed by 6 pm today.

The affected areas include:

The Park La Horquette Valley Road

Glencoe Estate Glencoe Heights

Glencoe Villas Westvale Park

Primco Drive Irish Avenue

Gittensdale Edgehill Drive

Gulf View

WASA: Water problems in Central Trinidad due to unforeseen delay in repairs

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Central Trinidad, served by the Freeport Water Treatment Plant, who have been experiencing a disruption in their water supply, that this is due to an unforeseen delay in the completion of pipeline relocation works at the Freeport Todds Road Bridge B1/1, which commenced on Wednesday June 20, 2018.

WASA says the ongoing work at the site is now expected to be completed by 2:00 p.m. today – Thursday June 21, 2018.

The affected areas include:

Water shortages in parts of Central Trinidad on Wednesday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Central Trinidad, served by the Freeport Water Treatment Plant that there will be a disruption in their water supply on Wednesday June 20, 2018, between the hours of 9 am and 8 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate pipeline relocation works at the Freeport Todds Road Bridge B1/1.

The affected areas will include:

WASA attendant charged with murder of McDonald's manager

A 21-year-old WASA attendant appeared in court today charged with the murder of McDonald's restaurant manager Ashmeed Mohammed.

According to information from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service's Twitter account, Israel Jabari Durant of Chaconia Drive, Morvant was charged on Tuesday for the murder of Mohammed.

He was arrested at his workplace in St Helena last week Thursday by officers of the homicide bureau of investigations.

Durant faces additional charges of firearm possession, possession of ammunition and robbery with aggravation.

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