Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, June 20 2017 -- The Water and Sewerage Authority, in a press release, stated it has implemented specific measures in its Disaster Preparedness Plan in anticipation of the passage of the oncoming tropical storm.
In this regard, customers and members of the public are advised of the following numbers by region, to be used in the event of any emergency resulting in a disruption in water supply, during the passage of the tropical storm: North East: 620-8577; North West: 731-0265; South/ Central: 781-3554; All of the above: 790-5286; Tobago: 639-6850/6853/9272.
The public is further advised that the Authority’s regular Call Centre numbers ie 800-4420/4426 will not be available between 9 pm Monday and 7 am today.
The Authority assured the public that it is fully prepared to handle any possible impact of the approaching weather system, on the country’s water and wastewater services.
In a separate release, the TT Electricity Commission (TTEC) advised that in addition to its existing 800 TTEC (8832) and 800 BULB (2852) hotline numbers, it has activated two new hotline numbers as of yesterday evening, for the public to access help. These numbers are 794-4823 and 794-7264.
IMPORTANT CONTACT NOS The following contact numbers were posted on the website of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM).
ODPM: 640 1285, ODPM EMERGENCY - 511 Crime Stoppers – 800 TIPS (8477) Police Rapid Response - 999 Tobago Emergency Relief – 211 Fire Service – 990 Global Medical Response of Trinidad and Tobago (GMRTT) - 811
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
Published: Friday, June 23, 2017