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NWC promises water for south Manchester communities this week after months of dry taps

Published:Monday | March 6, 2017 | 9:45 AM

The National Water Commission (NWC) says it now expects to restore piped water to customers in Victoria Town and surrounding districts in south Manchester by Wednesday.

The NWC had promised that water would have been restored on Friday.

But according to the Commission, there have been further delays because of technical difficulties after the installation of new pumping equipment at the Victoria Town Pumping Station late Friday evening.

The people of Victoria Town have been without water for several months now while the NWC imported equipment to fix the electro-mechanical pumping problems.

The affected communities include Queen Town, Pusey Hill, Campbell’s Field, Cassava Piece, Pratville, Cross Keys, Restore, Smithfield, Grove Town, Warwick, Marlie Hill and Asia.