Thursday 19 September, 2019

Parts of North East Trinidad without water due to leaking main

Residents of some parts of North East Trinidad are currently experiencing disruptions to their water supply.

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) the service disruption is due to a further leak, which developed on the 42” diameter transmission main from the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant.

Repairs to the previous leak were completed on Thursday 7 December, 2017.

Emergency repair crews and equipment are currently being mobilized to carry out repairs that are expected to be completed by 6:00 am on Monday 11 December, 2017.

Areas affected include:

Sangre Grande (Town)

Vega De Oropouche

Toco Road Sangre Grande

Sangre Chiquito

Manzanilla

Coalmine

Guaico/ Guaico Tamana

Malabar Phase 1,3 & 4

Tumpuna Road

San Rafael

Brazil

La Horquetta

Carapo/ O’Meara Road

Signature Park/ Mausica Road

Maloney

Five Rivers

Oropune Gardens

Millennium Park

Sunrise Park

Golden Grove Road

Customers have been asked to manage their water use efficiently, as it may take between 12 to 24 hours for the service to normalise to some affected areas.

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

A limited truck-borne water service will be available with priority given to special homes, health care and educational institutions.

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