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WASA says heavy rainfall affecting water treatment plants

The Water and Sewerage authority WASA says heavy rainfall over the past few hours has impacted operations at some of its water treatment plants.

In a statement, WASA says the heavy rainfall over the past 24 to 36 hours has caused it to shut down its treatment facilities in north Trinidad because of river conditions, clogged intake screens and power failures.

The authority says the affected treatment facilities are Tompire, Grand Riverie well #1, Matura, Aripo and Guanapo to name a few.

WASA says the Pt Lisas Desalination Plant is back at full production

The Water and Sewerage Authority is advising customers that they will soon have a resumption of their normal water supply as the Point Lisas Desalination Plant is back up at full production.
According to a statement issued today, WASA said the facility returned to full production of 40 million gallons daily on Saturday.
Customers are further advised that over the next 24 to 48 hours, it is expected that the pipe-borne water supply will normalise to affected areas, in keeping with established schedules.

 

WASA: Water problems in Penal and environs due to electrical problem

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in Penal and environs served by the Penal Water Treatment Plant, who are currently experiencing a disruption in their regular pipe borne water supply that this is due to electrical problems at the plant.

WASA says pepair works currently underway are expected to be completed by Saturday July 28, 2018.

Areas affected include:

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

Former WASA, Kallco officials charged with corruption

After extensive investigations carried out by the Anti-Corruption Investigations Bureau (ACIB), a former WASA executive and a director of a contracting company, are charged with corruption involving the sum of $30,000.

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:

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