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Water disruptions from St Joseph to Santa Cruz on Friday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers served by the Valsayn A Booster Station that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Friday, 17th November 2017, between the hours of 6 am and 6 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate maintenance works at the plant.

The affected areas will include:

· Along the Eastern Main Road from St. Joseph to Aranguez Main Road, San Juan including Champs Fleurs, Mt. Hope, Mt. Lambert and Petit Bourg;

WASA investigates truck-borne delivery for car-wash in Arima

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) says it has noted recent reports in the media concerning the delivery of a truck-borne water supply for a carwash event in Calvary, Arima, on Saturday 28th October, 2017.

WASA says that following a preliminary investigation into this serious matter, it has been determined that established procedures for requesting and delivery were not followed.

As such, WASA says it is currently undertaking a formal investigation and says it wishes to assure the public that based on the findings, appropriate disciplinary action will be taken.

Water disruptions in parts of Central Trinidad on Saturday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Central Trinidad, that there will be a disruption in their water supply on Sunday 29th October 2017, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

This has become necessary in order to facilitate repairs to a ruptured 12” main at LP 338 Caparo Valley Road, Mamoral.

Affected areas will include:

· Upper Caparo Valley Road
· Flanagin Town
· Mamoral

WASA announces disruptions from Toco to Maraval as heavy rain shuts down plants

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers that heavy rainfall in recent days has impacted operations at some of its water treatment facilities.

This includes the shutdown of several Water Treatment Plants (WTPs) throughout North Trinidad, due to a number of issues such as turbid river conditions, clogged intake screens and power failures.

Affected facilities include the following:

North Oropouche, Tompire, Matura, Aripo, Quare, Guanapo, Luengo & Naranjo, Maraval, Blanchisseuse, Las Cuevas, and La Fillette WTPs.

Water disruption in Central Trinidad on Tuesday

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 supply on Tuesday 10th October 2017, between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate planned maintenance works at the plant.

The affected areas will include:

Heavy rainfall shuts down 11 WASA plants from Sangre Grande to Maraval

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising that heavy rainfall over the past 48 hours, has led to the shutdown of several Water Treatment Plants (WTP) in North Trinidad.

WASA says this is due to a number of issues including turbid river conditions, clogged intake screens and power failures.

WASA says that this situation is currently affecting the supply to customers in various areas in North Trinidad from Toco/Sangre Grande in the East, to Maraval in the West.

Desalcott shutdown postponed by one week

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in areas of Central and South Trinidad of the postponement of the planned shutdown of the Desalination Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Desalcott) owned and operated Desalination Plant at Point Lisas, which was scheduled to take place from Tuesday 26th September to Tuesday 3rd October 2017.

WASA said in a statement today that the temporary supply schedules, as well as other measures set to be implemented to mitigate the impact of the shortfall in supply, will also be postponed until the rescheduled shutdown.

Planned Desalcott shutdown next week to affect water supply nationwide

The Water and Sewerage Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (WASA) says that the Desalination Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Desalcott) has advised of a planned shutdown of its Desalination Plant at Point Lisas to facilitate maintenance works.

The Desalcott-owned and operated desalination plant provides 40 million gallons daily to WASA, which is used to supply the Point Lisas Industrial Estate, as well as augment the supply to areas in Central and South Trinidad.

Water disruptions from Golden Grove Road to Sangre Grande on Thursday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) 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 Thursday 21st September, 2017, between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate cleaning of the raw water intake at the plant due to heavy rainfall and flooded river conditions experienced over the past weeks, which has resulted in reduced production at the plant.

The affected areas will include:

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