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Water lock off for St Catherine, St Thomas

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 | 5:53 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Customers in sections of St Catherine and St Thomas will be without regular water supply due to electrical problems, the National Water Commission (NWC) said in a release Wednesday.

According to the NWC urgent electrical work will be carried out Thursday, October 11 on the Spring Village Well, which supplies St Catherine residents.

The facility’s operations will be shutdown during the hours of 9:00am and 6:00pm, which will disrupt the water supply in the following areas: Bushy Park, Spring Village, Island Farm, Nightingale Grove, Five Acres, Round Wood, High House, Lloyd's Pen, Rock Stone and Gutters.

Customers are advised to store water for use during the disruption.

Additionally, the Springfield water supply system in St Thomas is out of service, the NWC said.  The affected areas include: Morant Bay, Springfield, Duhaney Pen, Roselle, Lyssons, Western Prospect, York, Alexander Park, Retreat, Seaforth and Highbury.

The NWC did not say when regular supplies would be restored to the St Thomas communities.

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