The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) advises customers in parts of South West Trinidad served by the South Oropouche Booster Station, who are presently experiencing a disruption in their pipe borne water that this is due to a ruptured 32 inch transmission pipeline, in the vicinity of Godineau Bridge, South Trunk Road, South Oropouche.

Emergency repair works currently underway are expected to be completed by 11:00 p.m. on Monday 22nd February, 2021.

Areas affected include:

  • Penal Rock Road from SS Erin Road to Debidial Road
  • South Oropouche
  • Dow Village
  • Fyzabad
  • San Francique
  • La Fortune-Pluck Road
  • Alta Garcia Trace
  • La Brea Trace
  • Katwaroo Trace
  • Murderer Hill
  • Quarry Village
  • Siparia
  • Otaheite
  • Rousillac
  • Avocat
  • Timitial Junction
  • De Gannes Village
  • Syne Village
  • Lowkie Trace
  • Mora Dam Road
  • Sunress Road
  • Charlo Village

Customers are advised that it may take up to 24 hours for the scheduled pipe borne water supply to normalize to some affected areas, following the resumption of operations at the facility.

A limited truck-borne water service will be available upon request. For further information or assistance, customers are asked to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420/4426.

The Authority apologises for the inconvenience and thanks customers for their patience and understanding.

Corporate Communications Department
February 22, 2021