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Power supply problems affecting water supply

Monday, December 24, 2012 | 10:27 AM    

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ST CATHERINE, Jamaica - National Water Commission (NWC) customers in sections of St Catherine served by the Sue River Water Treatment Plant are being advised that power supply problems affecting the plant have resulted in the current disruption in water supply.

Areas that are affected include: Free Town, Benard, Sue River, Mizpah, St Faiths, Cassava River, Glengoffe, Goffe Road, Jambos Pond. Big Road, Accles Hill, Above Rocks,  Zion Hill, Harker's Hall, Retirement, Edward Piece, Barnett, Centre Cut, Ennis and Mt Mattis.

The company is reporting that every effort is being made to resolve these problems at the earliest possible time.

Meanwhile, the Springfield Well in St Thomas is also out of operation due to electrical problems. Customers in Morant Bay, Springfield, Duhaney Pen, Roselle, Lyssons, Western Prospect, York, Alexander Park, Retreat, Seaforth, Highbury will therefore experience an interruption in their water supply until normal operations resume at the facility.

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