Desalination Plant To Be Shut Down From October 16th To 24th

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Desalination Plant To Be Shut Down From October 16th To 24th

From Monday October 16th the Point Lisas Desalination Plant will be shut down for nine days to October 24th to facilitate maintenance works.

WASA says this planned shutdown will have a significant impact on the Authority’s overall supply position in Trinidad.

In order to mitigate the effects of this supply shortfall on operations, several measures will be implemented.

These include re-distribution of supply from the Caroni and Navet Water Treatment Plants, implementation of temporary supply schedules (This will be published on our social media pages: FaceBook, Instagram, WhatsApp Channel and X).

Ensure capacity storage at critical service reservoirs, increased water trucking capacity, special emphasis and arrangements to supply schools, health institutions, homes for aged and other special needs organisations.

Accelerated response to leak repair, customers are advised to maintain/establish a system of storage over the period of the shutdown and to also manage their water use efficiently, by reducing consumption through the observation of water conservation practices.

Affected customers are advised that a limited truck borne service is available upon request.

This can be requested through the following self-service options:

  • WASA Services App available via the Play Store or Apple store; or
  • Customer Portal available on the Authority’s website:

Alternatively, for further information, assistance or to request a truck borne delivery, customers can contact WASA’s Customer Call Centre toll free at 800-4420/26.