The executive director of the Northern Region of the Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (AAA), José A. Rivera Ortiz, reported that several filter plants continue to be out of operation due to the clogged dams due to the rains registered yesterday afternoon. .
“The following filtration plants (PF) are out of operation: PF Las Delicias in Ciales and PF Arecibo. However, the following PF are still in the process of recovery due to high turbidity: PF Santa Isabel in Utuado, PF Fronton, PF Pozas both in Ciales, PF Hatillo-Camuy and PF Espino Lares. Similarly, the Piedra Gorda pump station, located in the Quebradillas filter plant. Personnel make operational adjustments to restore service as soon as possible ” , said the official.
Rivera Ortiz explained that while production stabilizes, the following municipalities have sectors that experience from low pressure to interruption of service: Ciales, Arecibo, Hatillo, Camuy, Quebradillas, Utuado and Lares.
It is recommended that once the service is restored, the water is boiled for three minutes before consumption.