Parts of Sangre Grande, Cumuto and La Horquetta currently experiencing a disruption in their pipe-borne water supply can expect some relief later this afternoon.
An advisory from the Water and Sewerage Authority explains that those areas, and other parts of North-East Trinidad served by the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant are experiencing this interruption in their water supply because of emergency cleaning of the raw water intake at the facility.
The maintenance works began at 9 am, and is scheduled to wrap up by 4:00 pm, today.
However, WASA is reminding its customers that it may take up to twenty (24) hours for the service to normalize to some affected areas, in accordance with established water supply schedules.
WASA says a limited truck-borne water service will be available upon request.
Areas affected include: Sangre Grande Town, Guaico Tamana Road, Sangre Chiquito and Toco Road, Cumuto, Wallerfield , Tumpuna Road, Malabar Phases 1, 3 & 4, Brazil Village, La Horquetta, Carapo, O’Meara Road (inclusive of Industrial Estate), Mausica Road (North & South), Maloney Gardens, Five Rivers, Bon Air West, Oropune Gardens, Manzanilla and Environs.
For further information or assistance, customers are asked to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420 and 800-4426.