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WASA: Water problems in Central Trinidad due to unforeseen delay in repairs

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Central Trinidad, served by the Freeport Water Treatment Plant, who have been experiencing a disruption in their water supply, that this is due to an unforeseen delay in the completion of pipeline relocation works at the Freeport Todds Road Bridge B1/1, which commenced on Wednesday June 20, 2018.

WASA says the ongoing work at the site is now expected to be completed by 2:00 p.m. today – Thursday June 21, 2018.

The affected areas include:

Water shortages in parts of Central Trinidad on Wednesday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Central Trinidad, served by the Freeport Water Treatment Plant that there will be a disruption in their water supply on Wednesday June 20, 2018, between the hours of 9 am and 8 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate pipeline relocation works at the Freeport Todds Road Bridge B1/1.

The affected areas will include:

WASA attendant charged with murder of McDonald's manager

A 21-year-old WASA attendant appeared in court today charged with the murder of McDonald's restaurant manager Ashmeed Mohammed.

According to information from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service's Twitter account, Israel Jabari Durant of Chaconia Drive, Morvant was charged on Tuesday for the murder of Mohammed.

He was arrested at his workplace in St Helena last week Thursday by officers of the homicide bureau of investigations.

Durant faces additional charges of firearm possession, possession of ammunition and robbery with aggravation.

Water disruptions in Maracas, St Joseph tomorrow

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in Maracas, St. Joseph served by the Acono and Luengo & Naranjo Water Treatment Plants, that there will be a disruption in their supply on Tuesday 29th May 2018.

WASA says this is due to planned electrical works by the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission that will affect the power supply to both water treatment plants between the hours of 9 am to 1 pm.

WASA says it will take between 4–6 hours for scheduled pipe borne water supply schedules to normalize thereafter.

WASA cracking down on illegal water connections

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) says it is increasing its efforts to identify and commence legal proceedings against persons illegally connected to its pipeline network, as well as persons illegally abstracting water from fire hydrants for resale.

The exercise targets a range of activities including illegal connections to the water distribution network, abstraction of water from streams and rivers, sale of water and tampering with the WASA’s distribution system.

WASA seeking to restore water in San Juan around 10 pm tonight

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of San Juan served by the Bagatelle Booster Station, who are currently without a supply that this is as a result of mechanical problems being experienced at the station.

WASA says repairs to the booster are currently underway and is expected to be completed by 10 pm tonight - Thursday 17th May 2018.

Areas to be affected include:

Laventille Road Febeau Village

Bagatelle Road Moses Ave

Sunshine Avenue Hazel Street

Upper Shende Street Ext. Sou Sou Lands

Water disruptions in parts of South Trindad today

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of South Trinidad served by the Navet Water Treatment Plant, that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Thursday, between the hours of 9 am and 12 noon.

WASA says this has become necessary due to a planned power interruption by the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) that will affect the operation of the water treatment plant and associated booster stations in the Tabaquite area.

Areas to be affected include:

* Princes Town and environs New Grant

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