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Disruption in St Catherine water supply

Wednesday, January 02, 2013 | 3:45 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The National Water Commission (NWC) is advising that the Frazer’s Content and Brown’s Well water supply systems in St Catherine are currently out of operation due to extensive mechanical problems.

Customers served by these facilities will therefore experience disruptions in their service.

Areas served by these facilities include: Ebony Vale, Friendship Housing Scheme, Fairview Park, Paul Mountain, Frazers Content, Dark Hole, Banana Hole, Sections of Kitson Town, Paul Mountain, Top Mountain and Old Road.

The company is advising that the repairs to these systems are in progress, and that full service is expected to return by January 7. 

In the meantime, the Nutshell Relift Station, also located in St Catherine, will be taken out of operation for urgent electrical repairs tomorrow, January 3, until Friday, January 4. 

Areas that will be impacted by this downtime in operation include: Cotton Piece, Charlemount Housing Scheme, White House Housing Scheme, Orangefield Village, Ewarton, Newland Heights Housing Scheme, sections of Mt. Rosser, Waterloo, Bennett Shop, Old Mt. Diablo, Leslie Rd, Cassava Pond, Lluidas Vale Main Road, Charlton Housing Scheme and Polly Ground.

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