February 27, 2021

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Interruption of water service in sectors of four municipalities

Arecibo – The Arecibo area director of the Aqueducts and Sewers Authority (AAA), Samuel Rosario Vega, reported this Thursday that the Quebrada filter plant in Camuy continues to be out of operation and the Lares Espino filter plant operates at low capacity.

“AAA personnel continue to work on repairing the failed pump at the Quebrada filter plant to stabilize service recovery. On the other hand, the Lares Espino filter plant operates at a lower capacity due to high turbidity due to the rains and problems with the regulator located in the Brisas tank, ”the official said in written statements.

Rosario Vega added that the Lares Urbana filter plant continues to recover after experiencing high turbidity. Both systems are expected to return to normal operation during the afternoon and evening hours today.

Sectors of Lares without water

As a result, the sectors of the municipality of Lares that experience interruption of the potable water service are: Piletas, Callejones, Casco Urbano, Espino, Miraflores, Río Prieto, La Torre, Los Quemaos, Planel, Sebruquillo, Urb. Altamira, Urb. Villa Borinquen, Urb. Palmas Del Sol, Urb. Villa Seral, Urb. Brisas, Urb. Jardines, Calle Albizu Campos and Buenos Aires.

Sectors of San Sebastián without water

Likewise, the Perchas, Mirabales and parts of Juncal sectors of the municipality of San Sebastián.

Camuy sectors without water

On the other hand, the following sectors of Camuy are affected: Quebrada, Cibao, Santiago Péndula, and part of Abra Onda.

Sectors of Hatillo without water

While the sectors affected in Hatillo are: Bayaney, Berrocal and Aibonito.

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

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