Update: Matura, Valencia, parts of Arima still without water
Created : 14 August 2018
WASA Water Treatment Plant hit by floods in September 2017.
The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) updated customers regarding the disruption in their water supply after flooding on Monday August 13, 2018.
In a statement sent Tuesday, WASA advised customers in parts of North East Trinidad who are experiencing a disruption in their pipe borne water supply that this is due to the continued impact of recent heavy rainfall on operations at some of its water treatment facilities.
WASA said in particular, the Matura, Guanapo and Quare Water Treatment Plants (WTPs) remain out of operation due to turbid river conditions and clogged intake screens.
Areas affected include Matura, Valencia and parts of Arima.
The Authority expects that these remaining facilities will be returned to service over the next 24 hours, once river conditions normalize at the various locations.
For further information or assistance, customers are asked to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420/26.
On Monday, WASA said various facilities were affected by heavy flooding including their Water Treatment Plants at Tompire, Matura, Aripo, Quare, Guanapo, Luengo & Naranjo, Acono, and Caura.
Areas affected by this included Toco, Rampanalgas, Salybia, Valencia, Santa Rosa Heights, Arima, Tunapuna, Tacarigua and Maracas St. Joseph.
For further information or assistance, customers are asked to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll-free at 800-4420/26.
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