WASCO Water Systems Affected After Passage of Weather System

WASCO Water Systems Affected After Passage of Weather System

The Water & Sewerage Company Inc. (WASCO) informs the public that as a result of the passage of a trough and the heavy rainfall event which accompanied the event, its water systems were affected accordingly:
Hill 20 (Babonneau) System
The intakes which feed this system are clogged and the supply is highly turbid. The Marquis River is high and remains dangerous to undertake any work at the intakes.

As a result the Hill 20 system was turned off and will be reopened as soon as it is safe to restore the supply.

John Compton Dam System
The reservoir at the John Compton Dam and its raw water network are functioning satisfactorily. The subsidiary intake at Ravine Poisson is clogged and the Vannard intake is performing satisfactorily.

The John Compton Dam System is not affected and is functioning normally. All communities supplied by the John Compton Dam are having normal supply.

Dennery System
Errard sub-system is functioning satisfactorily.
Dennery North
Thomazo sub-system has been turned off due to high turbidity. As soon as the turbidity level drops to treatment level, the system will be reopened.
Denierre Rivierre sub-system is turned off due to high turbidity and clogged intakes. System will be restored as soon as intake is cleared and turbidity level reduces to treatable levels.
Aux Lyon sub-system is functioning satisfactorily.

Micoud System
Micoud Primary sub-system has been turned off due to high turbidity. The communities served are still receiving  normal supply from the plant’s storage tanks. As soon as the turbidity level normalises the system’s operations will be restored fully.
Patience sub-system has been turned off due to high turbidity. It will be reopened as soon as the turbidity level normalises.
Belle Vue sub-system has been turned off due to high turbidity. It will be reopened as soon as turbidity level normalises.
Desruisseaux sub-system has been turned off due to high turbidity. It will be reopened as soon as the turbidity level normalises.

Vieux Fort System
Grace and Beausejour sub-systems have been turned off due to high turbidity.

Those systems will be reopened as soon as their turbidity levels normalize.

Choiseul System
Delcer sub-system has been turned off due to high turbidity. It will be reopened as soon as turbidity level normalizes.
Upper and Lower Saltibus, and Toucousson sub-systems – no report as yet.

Soufriere System
Ruby sub-system has been shut down due to turbidity. Diamond sub-system is functioning satisfactorily .
Fond St. Jacques sub-systems  are functioning but with low flows.
Bouton sub-system is functioning satisfactorily.

Canaries System
Canaries Primary sub-system has been turned off due to high turbidity. It will be reopened as soon as turbidity level normalizes.
Anse la Verdue is functioning satisfactorily.

Anse La Raye System
System has been turned off due to high turbidity but communities are being served from storage tanks

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2 Comments

  1. Modeste Downes
    May 22, 2016 at 9:04 am Reply

    Excellent release, WASCO. Responsibility and accountability.

  2. Unknown
    May 22, 2016 at 3:20 pm Reply

    Confused company…rain damage pipes no water. Sun, no water. This company really need to be privatised. Enough of that water problem.

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