The Water and Sewerage Authority says it currently is consulting with Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) on how best to resolve quickly, the impact of the adverse weather event overnight and today, which has resulted in fallen trees and power failures affecting operations at a number of its Water Treatment Plants (WTPs).
This has caused disruption to the pipe borne water supplies of WASA customers in various areas across the country.
WASA reports that the facilities impacted at this time include:
■ North East: North Oropouche, Hollis, Matura, Aripo, Cumuto, Quare and Luengo & Naranjo WTPs
■ North West: Tyrico, La Fillette, Blanchisseuse, Rincon and Las Cuevas WTPs
■ South: Biche and Stonebright WTPs, St Joseph Booster, Mayaro Wells #8, 9 and 13, Chatham Wells #7 and 10
■ Tobago: Bloody Bay WTP
The Authority is liaising closely with the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) in relation to having the power supply restored to the affected facilities in the shortest possible time.
Customers are advised to manage their water use efficiently, as it may take up to 24 hours for the service to normalize to some areas, in accordance with pipe borne water supply schedules.
For further information or assistance, customers are asked to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420 and 800-4426.