January 24, 2021

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Interruption of the water service in Aguada and Moca due to high turbidity in the Culebrinas river


The official explained that the service has been affected since Monday as a result of the rains and the flood in the river, which carries sand and sediments, and that causes the obstruction of the raw water intake.

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AGUADILLA – The Montaña Filters Plant in Aguadilla operates in low production and the Culebrinas Filters Plant is stopped due to problems due to high turbidity in the raw water pump station of the Culebrinas river, reported the director of the Aqueducts and Sewers Authority (AAA ) in the Aguadilla area, engineer Nelson Saavedra Barreto.

As a result, subscribers residing in Aguada and Moca have from low pressure to interruption of water service, it was reported this Tuesday in written statements.

The official explained that the service has been affected since Monday as a result of the rains and the flood in the river, which carries sand and sediments, and that causes the obstruction of the raw water intake.

Personnel works to clean the intake, while operational adjustments are made to increase the levels of the reserve tank and resume the distribution of service to the affected places.

Given the possibility of turbidity when restoring the service, it is recommended to boil the water intended for human consumption for three minutes.

For more information, subscribers can contact the Customer Service Telephone Center at (787) 882-2482 or access the internet portal www.acueductospr.com. Also through the social networks Twitter and Facebook: @Acueductospr.



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