The Water and Sewerage Authority is advising customers served by the Caura Water Treatment Plant that there will be an interruption in their water supply on Tuesday 8th November, 2016 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate repairs to leaks on the transmission main.
Areas to be affected include:
* College Road
* Madoo Hill
* Eastern Main Road from Orange Grove Road to Dickson Street
* Pentecostal Road
* Henry Road
* Goya Road
* Caura Royal Road
While thousands complain of water shortages across the country, the people of Claxton Bay were literally flooded with it this morning as a WASA main burst at the Claxton Bay and Southern Main Road junction, leaving residents and motorists stranded.
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Residents say they had noticed a leak in the pipeline since last week but that it continued to worsen until they awoke this morning to see the area completely flooded out.
The Water and Sewerage Authority is advising customers served by the Valsayn A and B Booster Stations that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Wednesday 28th September 2016 between the hours of 8 am and 12 midnight.
WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate planned maintenance works required to improve operations at this facility.
A statement from the authority says the affected areas will include:
* Along the Eastern Main Road from St. Joseph to San Juan
* Champs Fleurs
* Petit Bourg
After two days of dry taps, the supply of water has been restored to the St. James Hospital.
Senior manager of corporate communications at WASA Daniel Plenty says water was returned to the compound sometime yesterday afternoon.
When CNC3 visited the facility, yesterday patients complained about the uncomfortable conditions due to the lack of water.
They also said that they were made to wait hours to see medical staff.
A series of voice notes are now circulating warning of a complete shutdown of all WASA plants at 9.30 tonight but PSA President Watson Duke says that is not a decision taken by the union.
The voice notes began circulating just after 10 am today on social media platform WhatsApp, saying talks have broken down.
Two of the voice notes, in particular, referred to health and safety issues impacting Process Plant Operators.
The water supply throughout T&T is now under threat after 75 per cent of the Water and Sewerage Authority’s (WASA) water treatment plants were shut down last night.
The state-owned company is now being told to get its house in order.
At about 9.30 last night, approximately 75 per cent of WASA’s water treatment plants were shut down by workers led by Public Services Association president Watson Duke.
The workers, numbering close to 80, gathered outside WASA’s public education centre at Farm Road, St Joseph, soon after their action.