Repair works currently being carried out at the Point Lisas Desalination Plant should be completed by tomorrow, Friday 10th December 2021, according to an advisory from the Water and Sewerage Authority.
The Point Lisas desalination plant will be shut down from noon on November 8 to November 13 to facilitate maintenance works which will affect the pipe-borne water supply to Central and South Trinidad.
The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) said in a statement on Friday it had been advised of a planned shutdown by the Desalination Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Desalcott) of plans to shut down the plant for maintenance.
The Water and Sewage Authority (WASA) is assuring customers in parts of Central Trinidad and in particular the Claxton Bay and Couva areas, who have been experiencing a disruption in their normal water supply that, every effort is being made to remedy this situation.
The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) said it has temporarily shut down the Point Fortin Desalination Plant after flooding which took place from a water tank at the Heritage Petroleum, Point Fortin compound.
The company said in a statement that as a result, customers in parts of Point Fortin and La Brea may experience an interruption in their pipe borne water supply that as the Point Fortin Desalination Plant is out of operation.
When Senator Pearnel Charles Jr was assigned the water portfolio I held my breath and waited for good news. He is an attorney by profession, but let’s not hold that against him. I see him as one of the Renaissance men in this Administration, and fully expected him to drag this sorry department scratching and kicking into the 21st century.
ALREADY suffering the effects of a severe dry season, consumers in central and south Trinidad are being advised to brace for a reduced water supply. The desalination plant in Point Lisas is scheduled to undergo routine maintenance from September 30 to October 15.