Monday 6 July, 2020

Ruptured main leads to water shortages in South Trinidad

Resident in parts of South Trinidad may experience water supply interruptions from Monday at 3:00 pm until midnight Tuesday due to repairs being done to a ruptured main.

The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) said in a statement that customers in parts of South East Trinidad, served by the Navet Water Treatment Plant, might experience an interruption in their pipe borne water supply from February 4 from 3:00 pm to 12 midnight on February 5, 2019.

WASA said this has become necessary in order to carry out emergency repairs to a rupture on the 36-inch diameter Navet Transmission Main, along Mango Road, Tabaquite.

Areas affected include:

Rio Claro Tabaquite Road

From TCO Booster - Rio Claro Roundabout

Cunapo Southern Main Road

From Rio Claro Tabaquite Road Junction to Cushe

Cocoyea to Manzanilla Mayaro Road

Moruga Road

Naparima Mayaro Road Junction to Cachipe

Torrib Tabaquite Road


Rochard Road

Parts of New Grant Area

Cipero Road

From M2 Link Road Junction to Borde Narve/Bronte


Rochard Douglas Road

Manahambre Road



Siparia Erin Road

From Namdevco Market to Batchyia Trace

Upper/Lower Rock Road

Naparima Mayaro Road

From Manahambre Road to Craignish

Along Manahambre Road

From St. Charles  Road to Naparima Mayaro Rd Junction

Jaipaulsingh Road

St. Croix Road.

The Authority advised that it may take up to 12 hours for the scheduled pipe borne water supply to normalize to some affected areas after the Plant resumes full operations.

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

The Authority apologised for the inconvenience and thanked customers for their patience and understanding.


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