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Friday 14 August, 2020

Water relief for Central, South by Sunday

Emergency repairs to the Point Lisas Desalination Plant are expected to be completed by Sunday morning.

The plant, owned and operated by the Desalination Company of Trinidad and Tobago (DESALCOTT), was shut down on Friday due to a leak that has developed on its fibreglass Clearwell system.

In an update on Saturday, the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) advised that emergency work is expected to be completed by 10 am on Monday.

Customers in the following affected areas are further advised that it may take up to 48 hours for the supply to normalise, according to established schedules:

Caroni, St. Helena, Charlieville, Chaguanas, Cunupia, Carapichaima, Couva, Claxton Bay, Marabella, Gasparillo, San Fernando, Cocoyea, Union Hall, La Romaine, Woodland, Palmiste, Phillipine, Rambert Village, South Oropouche, Fyzabad, Avocat, Siparia, Penal, San Francique, Rousillac, Aripero, La Brea.

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

For further information or assistance, customers are encouraged to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420/26.

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