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Water disruptions in Point Fortin, La Brea tomorrow

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Point Fortin and La Brea that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply, on Thursday 22nd September 2016 between the hours of 9 am and 6 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary, in order to facilitate repairs to a broken 20-inch transmission main in Harriman Park, Point Fortin.

The affected areas will include:

Point Fortin Proper

Parts of La Brea

Guapo Sobo

Vance River Vessigny

Clifton Hill Cap de Ville

Parrylands

Mahaica

WASA reinstates water-use restrictions for Tobago

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is reintroducing restrictions on the use of water in Tobago, effective midnight Friday September 16th, 2016 and until further notice.

WASA says the use of hosepipes and any similar apparatus for the purpose of among other things, watering private gardens and washing private motor cars, will be prohibited in accordance with the Water and Sewerage Act Chapter 54:40 of the Laws of Trinidad and Tobago.

Water disruptions in Central, South-West Trinidad

The Water and Sewerage Authority is advising customers in Central and South-West Trinidad served by the Point Lisas Desalination Plant of a disruption in their normal water supply from today - Monday 12th September to Wednesday 14th September, 2016.

The plant is owned and operated by the Desalination Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited.

WASA says the interruption is due to a collapsed pipeline that occurred at the Point Lisas Desalination Plant .

It says that operations at the plant have been stopped as emergency repair works are currently being carried out.

Water disruptions in Chaguanas due to ruptured 21-inch line

The Water and Sewerage Authority has issued a statement to advise customers in the Chaguanas area, who are currently experiencing a disruption in their pipe borne water supply that this is due to a ruptured 21-inch transmission main, along the Solomon Hochoy Highway, in the vicinity of Mulchan Seechan Road.

WASA says it is presently engaged in carrying out emergency repair work, which is expected to be completed by 12 noon on Wednesday 7th September, 2016.

Affected areas include:

* Chaguanas Main Road, including side streets;

* Eleanor Street;

Water disruptions from Golden Grove to Sangre Grande on Tuesday

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 Tuesday 6th September 2016 between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight.

The Authority says his has become necessary in order to facilitate electrical upgrade works at the plant.

The affected areas will include:

* Sangre Grande (Town)

* Vega De Oropouche

* Toco Road, Sangre Grande

* Sangre Chiquito

Water supply disruptions in Central Trinidad on Friday

Residents of several Central Trinidad communities will face water disruptions on Friday, a statement from the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) says.

WASA says eight communities will be affected.

The following is a statement by WASA:

"The Water and Sewerage Authority advises customers in Central Trinidad, served by the Freeport Water Treatment Plant that there will be an interruption in their water supply, on Friday 19th August 2016 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

This has become necessary in order to facilitate maintenance works at the Plant.

Water supply disruption in North-East Trinidad on Sunday

The Water and Sewerage Authority is advising customers in parts of North-East Trinidad that there will be an interruption in their water supply on Sunday 7th August 2016 between the hours of 8 am and 8 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate pipeline interconnection works at the corner of the Oropouche Main Road and Fishing Pond Road, Sangre Grande.

Areas to be affected include:

* Sangre Grande (Town)

* Ojoe Road

* Foster Road

* Lower Toco Road

* Oropouche Road

* Sangre Chiquito

* Caigual 1 & 2

WASA: Lack of rain causing low water pressure in South West Tobago

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) says the low water pressure in South West Tobago is as a result of a lack of rainfall.

The Authority says the plant servicing those communities is below 15 percent capacity.

The following is WASA's statement on the issue:

"The Water and Sewerage Authority wishes to advise customers in South West Tobago experiencing low pressures at times that this is due to the lack of consistent rainfall required to replenish water sources following the harsh 2016 Dry Season.

DOMA advises Port-of-Spain businesses, residents to store water

The Downtown Owners and Merchants Association is advising business owners and city residents to store water in light of WASA's latest advisory of water disruptions beginning tonight.

WASA has advised that there will be a cut in supply from 8pm Tuesday to 6pm Wednesday.

SEE ALSO: WASA announces 22-hour water disruption for Port-of-Spain, Morvant, Barataria

The following is DOMA's statement:

WASA announces 22-hour water disruption for Port-of-Spain, Morvant, Barataria

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.

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