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Water woes in several communities

Published:Thursday | June 22, 2017 | 2:47 PM

The National Water Commission (NWC) has indicated that some of its customers are now without regular water supply as a result of various challenges being experienced at some of its facilities in some parishes.

In St Thomas
The Llandewey Pumping station is being affected by the dislocation of a section of the Yallahs pipeline which is being repaired.

Areas affected: Llandewey and Ramble

Clarendon 
The Pleasant Valley pumping unit is non-operational as a result of mechanical issues which are being addressed. 

Area served:  Pleasant Valley

Portland
The Charles Town #2 production well is experiencing challenges with a pump which is currently undergoing repairs by the company’s team.

Areas affected: Charles Town, Buff Bay, Kildare, Woodstock Housing Scheme, Plum Valley and White River.

Meanwhile, for Kingston & St Andrew, the Flamstead #1 pump station is currently out of service as a result of electromechanical failure.  

Areas affected: Top Hill, Little Content, Guava Ridge and Galloway Lodge.