Point Fortin Desalination Plant
Restarts Operation

The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) wishes to update customers in parts of Point Fortin and La Brea, served by the Point Fortin Desalination Plant that, the facility was restarted at approximately 2:00 p.m. today – Monday 8th June, 2020. Plant Production is projected to be at full capacity of 5.6 million gallons per day by midnight tonight and the scheduled pipeborne water supply to affected customers is expected to normalize in 24 hours thereafter.

This followed inspection of the underground electrical cable system at the facility, by Seven Seas Water (Trinidad) Unlimted, which owns and operates the Point Fortin Desalination Plant. The cable system was flooded after the failure of a water tank at the Heritage Petroleum, Point Fortin Compound on Sunday 7th June, 2020.

Areas to be affected include:

For further information or assistance, customers can 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
June 08, 2020