Customers in parts of Penal can expect a resumption of their normal water supply within the next 48 hours.
According to a statement from the Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority), the shortage was due to missed schedules caused by the recent shutdown at the Point Lisas Desalination Plant, for planned maintenance work.
The affected areas, which are at the extremities of the water distribution system, are expected to receive a supply over the next 48 hours as follows:
Friday 26 to Saturday 27 January
Penal Rock Road from SS Erin Road to La Costena Gardens including Debedial Road, Ramdeen Trace and La Costena Gardens
Saturday 27 to Sunday 28 January
San Francique, Batchyia, Katwaroo, Lowkie Trace, Charlo Village, Alta Garcia Trace, Lily Trace, De Gannes Village and environs
Customers are further advised that the normal water supply schedule to their respective areas is expected to normalize in the coming week.
Resumption of water supply to lower Belmont residents
The Authority also advises that customers in parts of lower Belmont who are currently experiencing a disruption in their regular pipe-borne supply, that this situation is expected to be corrected by 4:00 pm on Saturday January 27.
WASA said the Authority’s technical team is completing investigative and corrective works along the water distribution system for the area.
The areas affected include:
Belmont Circular Road, Sandhurst Street, Pelham Street, Norfolk Street, Archer Street, Cadiz Road, Suffix Lane and environs.
For further information or assistance, customers can also contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420/4426.
The Authority apologises for the inconvenience and thanks customers for their patience and understanding.