Parts of South East Trinidad experiencing a disruption in their pipe borne water supply today, could expect to have supplies regularised by Wednesday, this week.
According to an advisory from the Water and Sewerage Authority, there has been a rupture on the 36-inch diameter Navet Trunk Pipeline, located in the forested cross-country area of Tabaquite, which connects to the Navet Water Treatment Plant.
WASA says due to the remote location and nature of the leak, emergency repair work is expected to be completed by 8:00 pm on Tuesday 24th November 2020.
However, customers are reminded that it may take up to 48 hours for the service to normalize to some affected areas, in accordance with pipe borne water supply schedules.
And WASA assures a limited truck-borne water service will be available, with priority given to special homes, health care and government institutions.
Affected areas include:
Libertyville, Robert Village, George Village, Tableland, Rio Claro, Deep Ravine, Agostini, Clearwater, Rio Claro Tabaquite Road, Cunapo Southern Main Road, Biche, Plum Mitan, Charuma, New Grant, Craignish Village, Matilda, St. Julien, Indian Walk, Hindustan, St. Mary’s Village, Cunjal, Cumuto, Whiteland, Poonah, Piparo, Morne Roche, Princes Town, Manahambre, Iere Village, Sisters Road, Hard Bargain, Buen Intento, Malgretoute, Williamsville, Barrackpore, Bronte, Borde Narve and Penal Rock Road.
For further information or assistance, customers are asked to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420 or 800-4426.