COAMO – Residents of various sectors in the municipalities of Orocovis and Coamo could face from low pressure to interruption of services tomorrow, Tuesday, January 26, due to clean-up work at the Las Marías Dam, reported the director of the Coamo area of the Aqueduct Authority and Alcantarillados (AAA), Yeidimar Meléndez Ortíz.
“The works scheduled to be carried out from 6:00 in the morning to 6:00 in the afternoon consist of cleaning and maintenance of the dam with the purpose of improving the input of raw water to the filtration plant,” said the director of area.
Among the sectors that could be affected in the municipality of Orocovis are: Bo. Sabana, Sabana Interior, Botijas 2, Bemejales and the sectors: El comet and Buena Vista.
While in the municipality of Coamo: Bo. Pedro Garcia, Hayales, Pulguillas, Pasto and the sectors: Meléndez, Sabaneta, Los Verdes, Emajagua, Progreso, Cold Pot, Palo Hincado, Farallones, Quebrada Grande and La Vega.
“If there are no problems, it is expected that once the scheduled works are completed, residents will begin to receive service at night on Tuesday, January 26,” reported Meléndez Ortíz.
Given the possibility of turbidity when the service is restored, it is recommended to boil the water for three minutes prior to consumption.