The shutdown will mostly impact the pipe borne water supply to areas in Central and South Trinidad. The Desalcott owned and operated plant, provides 40 million gallons daily to WASA, which is used to supply the Point Lisas Industrial Estate, as well as augment the supply to areas in Central and South Trinidad.
The Water and Sewerage Authority advises customers in parts of Central and South-West Trinidad, who are presently experiencing low water pressures or no water that, this is as a result of the shutdown of the Point Lisas Desalination Plant, due to what has been described as raw water quality issues.
However, a time for restarting the plant has not been given. As such, a limited truck-borne water service will be available with priority given to special homes, health care and government institutions.
Citizens are advised that water schedules throughout Trinidad may be affected by the planned shutdown of the Point Lisas Desalination Plant from Monday October 30 to Sunday November 5, 2017. In a release, the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) said it was advised by the Desalination Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Desalcott) of the rescheduled planned shutdown of its Desalination Plant at Point Lisas to facilitate maintenance works. The planned shutdown will now take place from Monday 30th October to Sunday 5th November 2017 and will have a significant impact on WASA’s overall supply position in Trinidad. The Desalcott […]