Cutback in Production
at Pt. Lisas Desalination Plant

The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) advises customers in parts of Central and South West Trinidad, of a cutback in production at the Point Lisas Desalination Plant to 10 million gallons per day, on Thursday 2nd July 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is in order to carry out emergency repair works at the Plant.

The Desalination Company of Trinidad and Tobago (DESALCOTT) owned and operated Plant, normally supplies the Authority with 40 million gallons of water daily (mgd), which is used to supply the Point Lisas Industrial Estate, as well as augment the supply to areas in Central and South West Trinidad.

Areas affected include:

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

Customers are further advised that it may take up 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 and health care institutions.

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

Corporate Communications Department
June 30, 2020