The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) says that customers in parts of North East Trinidad will experience a disruption in their water supply. This is to facilitate emergency repair works to a ruptured pipeline. Details follow in this press release from WASA:
The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) advises customers in parts of North East Trinidad served by the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant that, there will be a disruption in their pipe borne water supply from 6:00 a.m. on Thursday 30th September to 6:00 a.m. on Saturday 2nd October, 2021.
This is in order to carry out emergency repair works to a ruptured 42 inch diameter transmission pipeline, located cross country in the Valencia area.
Areas to be affected include:
- The town of Sangre Grande and environs inclusive of Guaico Tamana Road, Manzanilla, Sangre Chiquito and Toco Road
- Cumuto, Wallerfield
- Tumpuna Road, Malabar Phases 1, 3 & 4, Brazil Village, La Horquetta
- Carapo, O’Meara Road (inclusive of Industrial Estate)
- Mausica Road (North & South), Maloney Gardens
- Five Rivers, Bon Air West, Oropune Village, Piarco
Customers are advised that it may take up to 48 hours for the service to normalize to some affected areas, in accordance with pipe borne water supply schedules.
A limited truck-borne water service will be available upon request, with priority given to Health Institutions and Homes for the Aged. For further information or assistance, customers are asked to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420/4426.
The Authority apologizes for the inconvenience and thanks customers for their patience and understanding.