Several NWC St James facilities affected by power outage

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Several NWC St James facilities affected by power outage

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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ST JAMES, Jamaica – The National Water Commission (NWC) says that several of its facilities inSt Jamesare this morning down due to a power outage.

These facilities includeCambridge Treatment Plant, Mafoota Pumping Station, Fern Pumping Station, Dantrout, Mount Carey Relift and Montpelier Pumping Station, the NWC said.

Also, thePitfour facilityinSt Jamesis currently experiencing irregular power supply.

As a result,customers in several communities are experiencing a disruption in their regular water supply, the Commission said.

Some areas impacted include:

Cambridge Treatment Plant

Bickersteth, Seven Rivers, Richmond Hill, Shortwood, Cambridge, Ducketts, Grange, Bethel Town, Argyle Mountain

Mafoota Pumping Station

Mafoota, Roehampton, Rocky Hill,Wales Pond, Lawson, Comfort Hall, Windsor Castle

Mount Carey Relift and Montpelier Pumping Station

Anchovy, Mount Carey, York Bush, Top Hill, Long Pasture, Comfort Hall, Mahogany


Pitfour, Sections of Granville, Categena Housing Scheme

NWC said that the matter has been reported to the Jamaica Public Service and full operation will resume as soon as regular power supply is restored.

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