System Maintenance – Richmond Hill Distribution Tank

PR – The National Water and Sewerage Authority (NAWASA) advises customers served by the Richmond Hill Distribution Tank that due to maintenance activities, they will experience an interruption in supply between  the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday April 7th, 2021. 

Richmond Hill Distribution Tank serves: Richmond Hill, Defoo, Parts of  Morne Jaloux, Baillies Hill and surrounding. 

Consumers are therefore encouraged to collect and store water in clean,  covered containers, prior to the scheduled interruption. 

Please also advised that although the system will be reopened at 2:00  p.m.; consumers in elevated areas, may not receive their supply until  within two (2) hours after the scheduled restoration period. 

The public is further advised that as a result of the operation, heavy wa ter flow may be observed in the drains in the area; between the hours of  9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. 

NAWASA advises that there should be NO CAUSE FOR ALARM, as the  flushing or emptying of the water storage tank is a routine maintenance  operation that will improve the quality of its water supply to serving con sumers.  

The Authority apologizes for any inconveniences likely to be caused by this maintenance.