Saturday 18 January, 2020

Burst line leaves Arima to Arouca without water

A ruptured 24-inch diameter transmission pipeline along the Eastern Main Road, Wallerfield, has left residents in parts of North East Trinidad without water.

The ruptured main is located along a river bed near the “Double Bridge”.

Given the extent and location of the damage, WASA said based on initial assessment repairs will take approximately 48 hours.

The areas affected include: Parts of Arima, D’Abadie and Arouca inclusive Cocorite Road, O'Meara Road, Cleaver Road, Lynton Gardens, Darwill Gardens, La Resource, La Florisante, Lilian Heights, Ridgeview Heights, Riverwood Development, Bon Air North, Bon Air West, Bon Air Gardens, areas along the Eastern Main Road from Arima to Arouca.  

A limited water trucking service is available to customers impacted by this disruption with priority being given to medical institutions and homes for the aged.

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

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