Why customers in parts of north Trinidad are experiencing water disruption

The Water and Sewerage Authority (“the Authority”) advises customers in parts of North Trinidad served by the Caroni Water Treatment Plant, who are currently experiencing a disruption in their pipe borne water supply that this is due to a ruptured 36 inch diameter transmission main, along the Beetham Highway, which occurred on Sunday 9th September, 2018.

Ongoing emergency repair works are expected to be completed by 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday 11th September, 2018.

Areas affected include:

*Piarco Airport *Port of Spain *St. James
*Cocorite *Santa Cruz *Barataria 
*Morvant *Laventille *BeethamGardens 
*Gonzales *Belmont *Cascade
*St. Augustine *Curepe *Champ Fleurs
*Mt Dor *Petit Bourg *Valsayn South
*Bamboo *Mt. Hope Hospital *Aranguez 
*El Socorro *San Juan

Customer are further advised that upon completion of repairs, it may take up to 36 hours for the scheduled pipe-borne service to be normalized to some areas.

For further information or assistance, customers are encouraged to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420/26. A limited truck-borne water service will be available with priority given to special homes, health care and educational institutions.

The Authority apologises for the inconvenience and thanks customers for their patience and understanding.

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