Sangre Grande and much of North East Trinidad will have a disruption in their water supply on Thursday 14th January 2021, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, according to an advisory from the Water and Sewerage Authority.

In the advisory, WASA explains the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant will be undergoing desilting works at the raw water intake.  The intention is to improve the efficiency of operations at the facility.

WASA says a limited truck borne service will be available, with priority given to Health Institutions, Government Agencies and Homes for the Aged.

In addition, citizens are reminded that it may take up to 24 hours for the pipe borne water supply to normalize to some areas after the facility returns to operation.

Areas to be affected include:

Sangre Grande, Sangre Chiquito, Manzanilla, Coalmine, Guaico/Guaico Tamana, Malabar Phases 1,3 & 4, Tumpuna Road, San Rafael, Brazil, La Horquetta, Carapo/O’Meara Road, Signature Park/Mausica Road, Maloney Gardens, Five Rivers, Oropune Gardens, Millennium Park, Sunrise Park, Golden Grove Road.

For further information or assistance, customers can contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420 and 800-4426.