Several communities in the municipalities of Orocovis and Coamo experience from low pressures to interruption of drinking water service due to a breakdown in the Sabana IV pump and tank station, said Yeidimar Meléndez Ortiz, director of the Coamo area of the Aqueduct and Water Authority. Sewers (AAA).
“AAA preventive maintenance personnel will replace today a faulty engine that affects the operation of the Sabana IV tank and pump station in Orocovis,” reported the area director.
While the works are being carried out, residents of the Bermejales communities in Orocovis, as well as Pulguilla, Hayales, Pedro García and Farallones in Coamo, experience low pressure to interruption of service.
Meléndez Ortiz added that if there are no problems, the service will gradually be restored this afternoon, first in the lower parts and then in the higher parts. Similarly, he recommended to customers that once the service is restored, they should boil the water intended for human consumption for three minutes.