Drought conditions affecting water supply in sections of Manchester, St Elizabeth
The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that operations at some of its facilities in Manchester and St Elizabeth have been severely affected by drought conditions.
The NWC says production at the Hanna Spring facility in St Elizabeth has been reduced by 90%, while Cowick Park Spring and Moravia Treatment plant in Manchester have seen a decline of 40 and 50% respectively.
Areas served by facilities include:
*Hanna Spring - Hanna Spring, Sellington, Top Fyffes Pen and Cataboo.
*Cowick Park - Glasglow, Auchtembeddie and Cowick Park.
*Moravia - Christiana, Spalding, Coleyville, Chudleigh, Malton, Molliston, Devon, Farm, Richmond Sedgeburgh, Silent Hill, Dump, Huddersfield and surrounding areas.
The agency says normal operations will resume at these facilities as soon as drought conditions improve.