SUPPLY DISRUPTION

TO PARTS OF DIEGO MARTIN & SOUTHWEST TRINIDAD

The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) advises customers in parts of Diego Martin, who have been affected by repairs to a ruptured 22 inch diameter pipeline, at the corner of Mercer Road and the Diego Martin Main Road that, there has been a delay in the completion of these works. This is due to a further problem that developed along the pipeline, following completion of the initial repairs and reopening of the supply.

The additional repair works currently ongoing, are expected to be completed by 7:00 p.m. tonight - Wednesday 1st June, 2022.

Areas to be affected include:

Diego Martin Main Road from Crystal Stream to Wendy Fitzwillaim Boulevard including:
  • La Estancia
  • Anne Avenue
  • Gopaul Avenue
  • and environs
  • Mary Avenue
  • Eligon Avenue
  • Rich Plain Road
Sierra Leone Road from Diego Martin Main Road to Morne Coco inclusive of all side streets

The Authority also advises customers in parts of South West Trinidad served by the South Oropouche Booster, who are presently experiencing an interruption in their pipe borne supply that, this is due to an electrical problem that affected one of the pumps at the facility. Emergency repair works were completed at 1:00 p.m. today, Wednesday 1st June, 2022, however it may take up to 24 hours for the supply to normalize to some affected areas.

The affected areas include:

Southern Main Road from Otaheite to La Brea including:
  • Otaheite
  • Dow Village
  • Rousillac
  • Avocat Village
  • Fyzabad Guapo Road
  • Degannes Village
  • San Francique
  • Katwaroo Trace
  • South Oropouche
  • Mon Desir
  • Aripero
  • Pepper Village
  • Siparia Old Road
  • Syne Village
  • La Brea Trace
  • Batchyia Trace

For further information or assistance, customers are asked to contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420/26.

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

Corporate Communications Department
2022 June 01