Parts of North East Trinidad will be without a pipe-borne water supply today, because of ongoing emergency repair works at the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant.

An advisory from the Water and Sewerage Authority explains that the repairs are necessary because of damaged power transmission lines affecting operations at the Plant.

WASA assures the emergency repair works should be completed by 6:00 pm today, Thursday 12th November 2020.

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

Affected areas 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

Customers reminded that following the resumption of operations, it may take up to 24 hours for the service to normalize to some affected areas, in keeping with established water supply schedules.

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