SEVERAL residents across North, Central and South Trinidad, who receive water from the Caroni Water Treatment Plant will remain without water until 9pm tonight (Wednesday).
In a release on Wednesday, the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) stated there was an emergency shutdown of the plant for electrical maintenance works.
At 3pm, residents in the affected areas experienced a disruption in their pipe borne water supply and will continue to do so until 9pm, the release stated.
The affected areas included:
North Trinidad served by the Valsayn Booster Stations A & B:
Saddle Road, San Juan;
Malick Trou Macaque;
North Trinidad served by the El Socorro Booster Station:
East Dry River;
Piarco Caroni North and South Bank Road;
Caroni Savannah Road;
Mc Bean Couva;
Windsor Park Esperanza;
Claxton Bay Marabella;
South West Peninsula from San Fernando to Point Fortin;
Customers are advised that it may take up to 24 hours for the supply to normalize to some affected areas after the Plant returns to full operation.
In addition, they are encouraged to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll-free at 800-4420/4426 for further information or assistance.