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27 Apr 2017 PORT OF SPAIN
Residents across the country are complaining they have problems accessing water even as the Public Utilities Minister says there's no water shortage. Last Friday, during the sitting of the House of Representatives in Port of Spain, Public Utilities Minister Fitzgerald Hinds said: “The country is not now experiencing severe water shortages,” adding that water levels in dams at Arena, Navet, Hollis and Hillsborough “are all favourable at this time”...
13 Oct 2016 PORT OF SPAIN
Opposition Chief Whip Ganga Singh has written to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), calling for a probe into the multi-million-dollar San Fernando waste water treatment plant which is currently under construction.
23 Sep 2016 ST JOSEPH
The water supply throughout T&T is now under threat after 75 per cent of the Water and Sewerage Authority’s (WASA) water treatment plants were shut down on 21 September due to a worker's action over health and safety issues.
4 Aug 2016 PORT OF SPAIN
Low pressure in South West Tobago is due to the lack of consistent rainfall required to replenish water sources following the harsh 2016 dry season says Water and Sewage Authority (WASA) Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Daniel Plenty.
1 Aug 2016 PORT-OF-SPAIN
Port -of-Spain mayor Keron Valentine is calling on the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) to have an audit done to say why the water supply to the City has been restricted.
7 Aug 2015 SCARBOROUGH
A lack of major infrastructure from the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has contributed to the water woes Tobago is currently facing. This was stated by Chief Secretary Orville London, who spoke on the issue at the weekly media briefing at the Administrative Complex, Calder Hall. Areas most affected by the water shortage include Plymouth, Turtle Beach, Mt...
11 Jun 2015 PORT OF SPAIN
The water crisis in Tobago is not only affecting residents but also hotels and beaches across the island, including Pigeon Point Heritage Park, along with ANR Robinson International Airport.
18 May 2015 SAN FERNANDO
Constituents of San Fernando will benefit tremendously from the San Fernando Wastewater Treatment Plant and Collection System project, Minister of Environment and Water Resources Ganga Singh said last week at the sod turning ceremony to mark the start of the project.
10 May 2015 LAS LOMAS
Minister of the Environment and Water Resources Ganga Singh announced that about 11, 000 residents, will benefit from a better quality of water following improvements to the Las Lomas Water Treatment Plant that was commissioned yesterday.
15 Apr 2015 PORT OF SPAIN
Today, the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) will complete replacement of the transformer damaged when a snake slithered onto the water treatment plant in North Oropouche last week. The incident triggered a series of events that led to water being shut off to more than 35,000 customers.
25 Mar 2015 PORT OF SPAIN
Over 300 Plum Mitan farmers are now legally extracting water from the Jhagroma and Canque Cushe rivers after permits were granted by the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) for that purpose. President of the Agriculture Society of T&T (ASTT), Dhano Sookoo, said the ASTT signed a Memorandum of Understanding with WASA on Monday and collected two water abstraction permits for farmers.
23 Mar 2015 WASHINGTON, DC
A poll conducted by Gallup shows that the overall satisfaction with the quality of water is considerably high: BEST (by percentage of satisfaction): Uruguay 91, Paraguay 89, Costa Rica 87, Venezuela 87, Panama 83, Chile 82, Bolivia 80 Brazil 79 Colombia 77 Trinidad and Tobago 72 Ecuador 71 El Salvador 70 Mexico 70; WORST by percentage of satisfaction): Haiti 44, Guyana 54, Dominican Republic 55, Cuba 58, Belize 59, Nicaragua 63, Peru 65, Argentina 65, and Honduras 69.