WASCO Apologises, Announces Another Shutdown by February-End

Friday, Feb 09


he Water and Sewerage Company (WASCO) is apologising to the public for the disruption in the water supply experienced in the north of the island.

WASCO CEO Zilta George-Leslie says the Company is continuing its efforts to carry out the necessary maintenance.

WASCO acknowledges the inconvenience caused by recent water supply interruptions to some areas on the northern system due to essential maintenance work. Your frustration is understandable and we sincerely apologize for the extended duration of these interruptions,” she explained.

She also announces a further disruption to the water supply towards the end of February. George-Leslie says the public will be updated with further information. 

Towards the end of February 2024, WASCO also intends to execute a planned shutdown of the already compromised raw water line between John Compton Dam and the Vanard Pumping Station. The public will be kept updated with further developments regarding this planned shutdown,” she said.

According to her, most of the water supply has been restored to customers.

We recognize the urgency of the situation and our team is working tirelessly to restore the water supply as quickly as possible. Our technicians are implementing additional measures to expedite the process and to minimize further disruptions. The supply of water has been restored to 80% of the system.”


Residents have voiced their disapproval of their empty pipes and the lack of communication from WASCO’s management.