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NWC says turbidity affecting water to some St James and Westmoreland communities

Published:Saturday | April 18, 2015 | 7:17 AM

The National Water Commission says the disruption in service to sections of St James and Westmoreland is as a result of high turbidity at to the Cambridge and Bulstrode Treatment Plants.

The NWC says the conditions at the facilities have resulted in some customers being with without piped water or experiencing low water pressure.

Areas that are being affected in St James include Bickersteth, Seven Rivers, Richmond Hill, Shortwood, Cambridge, Ducketts, Grange, Bethel Town, Argyle Mountain and Lambs River.

Over in Westmoreland, the communities are Grange Hill, Burnt Savannah, Toll-Gate, Alma, Paul Island, Fullersfield, Little London, Glasglow, Herring Piece, Part of Rock Spring, Broughton, Old Hope, New Hope and Bay Road are being affected.

The NWC says it is making every effort is being made to restore water supply within the shortest possible time.