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NWC says production at Martha Brae Trelawny plant down 60 per cent

Published:Tuesday | June 28, 2016 | 2:41 PM

The National Water Commission (NWC) says water supply to some customers in Trelawny, St Ann and St James will be affected because of a significant drop in production at its Martha Brae Treatment Plant.

The NWC says the production at the Trelawny plant has declined by 60 per cent.

It says this is because of the partial blockage of the intake at the facility following recent heavy rains.

The NWC says customers will either experience low water pressure or be without piped water.

The affected areas include Discovery Bay, Bridgewater Heights, Primrose Hill, Lakeside Park, Hopewell Park, Old Polly and Parry Town in St Ann.

In Trelawny, the affected areas include Green Park, Schawfield, Silver Sands, Duncan’s Bay, Salt Marsh, Hague, Hammersmith and Retreat Heights.

Greenwood, Rose Hall, Coral Gardens, Barrett Town, Lilliput, Long Bay, Rose Vale, Cornwall, Palmyra, Spot Valley and sections of Ironshore and Coral Gardens are among those communities being affected in St James.