Reduced Production at
Pt. Lisas Desalination Plant

The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) advises customers in parts of Central and South West Trinidad who are experiencing reduced supply or low water pressures that, this is as a result of a cutback in production from the Point Lisas Desalination Plant. This is due to ongoing emergency repairs at the Plant.

The Point Lisas Desalination Plant is owned and operated by the Desalination Company of Trinidad and Tobago (DESALCOTT) and normally supplies WASA with 40 million gallons of water per day (mgd). Delivery will be reduced to between 8 and 20 mgd during the period of repair which is expected to be completed by 12 midnight on Friday 2nd December, 2016.

Areas to be affected include:

  • Caroni
  • Charlieville
  • Cunupia
  • Point Lisas Housing Development
  • Claxton Bay
  • Gasparillo
  • Gulf View
  • La Romaine
  • Phillipine
  • Woodland
  • San Francique
  • St. Helena
  • Chaguanas
  • Carapichaima
  • Roystonia
  • Marabella
  • Vistabella
  • Union Hall
  • Palmiste
  • Rambert Village
  • Fyzabad
  • Cocoyea

Customers are asked to manage their water use efficiently as it may take 12 to 24 hours for the supply to normalize to some affected areas after the Plant returns to full operation.

For further information or assistance, customers are encouraged to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420/26. A limited truck-borne water service will be available with priority given to special homes, health care and educational institutions.

The Authority apologizes for the inconvenience caused as a result of this situation at the Desalination Plant.