The Water and Sewage Authority is advising the public of the emergency work being done at the El Socorro Booster Station. Customers in parts of North West Trinidad will experience low pressures or no water supply at this time due to a mechanical problem affecting one of the pumps at the facility.

Emergency works are expected to be completed by 10:00 p.m. on Thursday 27th January, 2022. Details follow in this press release from WASA:

The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) advises customers in parts of North West Trinidad served by the El Socorro Booster Station, who are presently experiencing low pressures or no water supply that this is due to a mechanical problem affecting one of the pumps at the facility.

Emergency repair works currently underway are scheduled to be completed by10:00 p.m. on Thursday 27th January, 2022.

Areas affected include:

Barataria                             

St. Anns

Morvant                              

Cascade

East Dry River                   

Dibe, Long Circular

Port-of-Spain                     

St. James

St. Barbs                            

Cocorite

Gonzales                            

Belmont

The Authority further advises that it may take up to 24 hours for the service to normalize to some affected areas following the completion of repair work.

A limited truck-borne water service will be available upon request. For further information or assistance, customers can contact WASA’s Call Centre toll free at800-4420/4426.

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