The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) advises customers in parts of South West Trinidad, who are experiencing a disruption in their pipe borne water supply that, this is due to emergency repairs necessitating the disruption in flow to the a 36 inch diameter trunk pipeline along the South Trunk Road in the vicinity of Potato Trace, La Romaine.

Emergency repair works currently underway are expected to be completed by 6:00 p.m. on Friday 5th February, 2021.

Areas affected include:

  • Southern Main Road from Cap De Ville Junction to Point Coco Ext Junction.
  • Gulf View
  • Rambert Village
  • Palmiste
  • Otaheite
  • Chinese Village
  • Fyzabad
  • Quarry Village
  • Oropouche Road
  • Union Hall
  • Hermitage
  • Bryans Gate
  • Dow Village Aripero
  • La Brea
  • Guapo Road
  • San Francique
  • Siparia
  • Pleasantville
  • Phillipine
  • Lazzari Road
  • Rousillac
  • Vessigny
  • Santa Flora
  • Timital

Customers are further advised that it may take up to 24 hours for the pipe borne water supply to normalize to some areas after the facility returns to operation.

In a separate matter, the Authority also advises customers served by the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant, who are scheduled to receive a pipe borne water supply today – Friday 5th February, 2021 that there will be a delay in the time of their service. This is due to a power failure and subsequent electrical problem that affected operations at the facility for approximately 12 hours, beginning yesterday afternoon Thursday 4th February, 2021.

The facility was restated and the scheduled water supply will be restored by 1:00 p.m. today – Friday 5th February, 2021.

Areas affected include:

  • Sangre Grande
  • Coalmine
  • Five Rivers
  • Sunrise Park
  • Sangre Chiquito
  • Guaico/ Tamana
  • Oropune Gardens
  • Golden Grove Road
  • Manzanilla
  • Maloney Gardens
  • Millennium Park

A limited truck borne service will be available to affected customers, with priority to Health Institutions, Government Agencies and Homes for the Aged. For further information or assistance, customers can also contact WASA's Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420/26.

The Authority apologizes for any inconvenience caused and thanks customers for their patience and understanding.

Corporate Communications Department
February 05, 2021