As households struggle to get water and with residents making repeated complaints of high bills, the Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA) is again disrupting water-distribution across several communities.
A notice from the Authority published today, February 24, says it is carrying out emergency maintenance at the Crabbs Reverse Osmosis Plant.
Therefore, APUA says, communities that are supplied from this source will be affected for approximately 72 hours or three days.
The affected areas and surroundings include: Parham; Vernons; Pares through to Long Bay; Freemans Village; All Saints East and West; Jonas Road; Matthews; All Saints Road from Belmont to Roman Hill; Belleville Estate; Seaview Farm and Clarks Hill.
Other communities that will be impacted are Renfrew; Herberts East and West; Law Pasture; Belleville Heights; St. Claire Heights; Buckleys through to Wallings; Roman Hill, Tyrells, through to Horsford; Patterson; Dry Hill; Cassada Gardens; Carnival Gardens; Upper and Lower Gambles; Fort Road; Upper Fort Road; Villa and Point.
Also affected by the emergency maintenance work are: Cedar Valley, Blue Waters, Trade Winds area, Weatherills, Mc Kinnons, Marble Hill, Paradise View, Sandals, Halcyon – Halcyon Heights, Friars Hill Road, Factory Road, St. Johnstons Village, Clare Hall, Wireless Road, Anchorage Road, Deep Water Harbour, the Nevis Street Pier and the Heritage Quay Pier.
The APUA Water Business Unit says it regrets any inconvenience this may cause to residents.