Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Wide-scale disruption of public water supplies in the Corporate Area

A significant number of Corporate Area communities are presently experiencing water supply disruptions, the National Water Commission (NWC) has advised.

The NWC said as part of its ongoing Non-Revenue Water Reduction programme being carried out with its co-management partners, Miya International, the company is conducting system maintenance works in several sections of the Corporate Area. The works are scheduled to facilitate valve and meter installations, which have resulted in water supply disruptions to the following areas:

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 (overnight)

The affected areas include:-       Long Mountain Country Club Tank, Pines of Karachi, Beverly Hills Tank # 1 & 2, Upper section of Beverly Hills, Cross Roads, Mountain View, Vineyard Town, Cavaliers Reservoir (Marescaux Road), sections of Downtown, Sections of Trench Town, Glenmore Road Booster, Windward Road, Rockfort, Old Hope Road, Hope Road (below Liguanea), Devon Square, Waterloo Road, sections of Half-Way Tree, New Kingston, Harbour View, Shooters Hill Booster, Shooters Hill, Airport, Port Royal, Kings House Booster.

Other areas include:       August Town, Hope Flats, Papine, Gordon Town, Mona Heights, Hope Road, Beverly Hills, Hope Pastures, Ravina, Liguanea, Up Park Camp, and sections of Barbican Road.

On Thursday, March 15, from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018 (overnight)

The areas to be affected innclude:-         Constant Spring, Norbrook, Cherry Gardens, Havendale, Half-Way-Tree, Lady Musgrave, Liguanea, Manor Park, Shortwood, Eastwood Park Gardens, Hughenden, Constant Spring Road & Gardens, Camperdown, Mannings Hill Road, Red Hills Road, Arlene Gardens, Roehampton, Calabar Mews, Zaidie Gardens, State Gardens, Molynes Road, Washington Boulevard and Dunrobin Avenue.

Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 8:00 pm to 8:00 am Sunday, March 18, 2018 (overnight)

The areas to be affected include:                             Spanish Town Road, Marcus Garvey Drive, Washington Gardens

The company has urged the customers to be affected to store water for use during the disruption periods that are specified.

Additionally, motorists and pedestrians have been advised to observe the traffic signals of the work crews on site.

For breaking news, download our app at http://bit.ly/GetALoopJM for Android; and at http://bit.ly/GetiLoopJM for IoS.

Get the latest local and international news straight to your mobile phone for free: