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The Water and Sewage Authority is advising its customers that there will be a disruption to its water supply in parts of Penal due to a landslip. The following is a press release from WASA:

The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) advises customers in parts of the Penal area, who are currently experiencing a disruption in their pipe borne water supply that, this is due to the landslip located at Siparia Erin Road, Syne Village, which has resulted in the isolation of supply on the 16 inch diameter transmission pipeline in the area. The Authority is working in collaboration with the Ministry of Works to relocate the pipeline, as part of the ongoing works to rehabilitate the area of the landslip. These pipeline relocation works are expected to be completed by Thursday 2021 August 26.

The areas affected throughout the period of repairs include:

  Sunrees Road, Murderer Hill, Azim Avenue, Katwaroo Trace, Patiram Trace, Ragoonan Trace, 1 Mile Mark and Ramdeen Trace.

The following affected areas are expected to receive a supply today – Monday2021 August 23, via alternative source arrangements:

 San Francique Road, Alta Garcia, Solomon Knox Road, Debedial Road, La Costena, Syne Village, Syne Trace and Gonzales Trace. Customers are advised that it may take up to 24 hours for the scheduled pipe borne water supply to normalize to some affected areas following the completion of these works.

A limited truck-borne water service will be available upon request. For further information or assistance, customers are asked to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420/4426.

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