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Breakdown leaves several sectors of Juana Díaz without water until Wednesday

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Juana Diaz – Several communities in Juana Díaz experience from low pressure to interruption of service due to a fault in a 30-inch diameter line, the director of the Coamo area of ​​the Aqueducts and Sewer Authority (AAA), Yeidimar Meléndez Ortiz, reported on Monday. .

“AAA brigades are working to repair the fault in a concrete line located on highway PR # 149 kilometer 66.7 in the municipality of Juana Díaz. Due to the magnitude of the distribution line, coming from the Toa Vaca filter plant, the works could be extended until next Wednesday, October 21 ”, informed the area director in written communication.

He explained that while the work is being completed, residents of the following communities of Juana Díaz experience from low pressure to interruption of service: Cristina, Las Flores, San Martín, El Encanto, Valle Húcares, Colinas de Verde Azul, Quintas de Altamira, Piedra Aguza, Monte Sol, Mansiones De Reyes, Colinas Del Prado, Urb. Los Reyes, Villas del Prado and Estancias de Juana Díaz.

“The AAA recommends that once service is restored, customers should boil water for three minutes before human consumption. As a mitigation measure, potable water will be distributed by tanker to the affected communities, ”Meléndez Ortiz reported.

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