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Water disruptions in parts of Central Trinidad tomorrow

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers served by the Carlsen Field Water Treatment Plant that there will be an interruption in their water supply on Wednesday 28th June 2017, between the hours of 8 am and 8 pm.

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

The affected areas will include:

§ Carlsen Field including Sou Sou Lands

§ Thompson Road

§ Cashew Gardens

§ Arena Road including Uquire Road and all side streets

§ La Quesa Road

§ Upper Siewdass Road

Water disruption in Port-of-Spain and environs on Sunday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers served by the El Socorro Booster Station that there will be an interruption in their water supply on Sunday 11th June, 2017, between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate planned maintenance work at the facility.

Areas that would be affected include:

§ Port-of-Spain

§ Morvant

§ Westmoorings

§ Cocorite

§ St. James

§ Woodbrook

§ Cascade

§ Belmont

§ Laventille

§ Gonzales

Water disruptions in parts of South Trinidad tomorrow

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers served by the Chatham Water Treatment Plant that there will be an interruption in their water supply on Wednesday 24th May 2017, between the hours of 6 am and 12 midnight.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate pipeline interconnection works at LP 1983 Southern Main Road, Chatham.

The areas affected will include:

Water disruption in parts of Central Trinidad on Tuesday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers served by the Carlsen Field Water Treatment Plant that there will be an interruption in their water supply on Tuesday 23rd May 2017, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

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

Areas affected include:

* Carlsen Field including Sou Sou Lands

* Thompson Road

* Cashew Gardens

* Arena Road including Uquire Road and all side streets

* La Quesa Road

* Upper Siewdass Road

WASA assures truck-borne water supply to keep Maracas, Las Cuevas Beach facilities open

The Ministry of Tourism says it has received a commitment from the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) to supply a truck-borne water supply service at both the Maracas and Las Cuevas Beach Facilities to address the water shortage issue.

The Ministry says that as a result, both facilities will remain open to the public.

The statement notes that this water shortage is a perennial issue as a result of the dry season.

It says that improving water supply reliability is vital to maintaining smooth operations at the facilities for visitors, tenants and staff.

WASA promises improved supply for Todds Road, Penal Rock Road

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) says it will be embarking on some projects to help improve the water supply on Todds Road and the Penal Rock Road.

This follows protests by residents on Monday over poor water supply.

WASA issued a statement Tuesday, outlining its plans to improve the supply:

"The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) wishes to advise customers in the Penal Rock Road and Todds Road areas of the following in relation to their water supply:

Fiery protests at Todds Road & Penal Rock Road over water, road conditions

Traffic disruptions this morning along the Penal Rock Road and Todds Road in Caparo, following fiery protests by residents.

Residents lit debris on the Penal Rock Road to protest the lack of water in their area while residents in Todds Road are protesting poor water supply and bad road conditions.

The protests caused traffic on both roads, as many teachers and students returned to school after the Easter holidays.

Police intervened on both sites to clear the debris.

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