affected power lines in the area.
Residents said they lost power yesterday, leading to an investigation by the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission which
resulted in the finding that trees that were cut down by residents to block roads during protest action, brought down power lines in a
The utility has explained that a contractor may have to be hired to restore the supply of electricity, noting that as a result of the
conditions in the swamp, T&TEC would have difficulty maneuvering in the swampy area.
It was on Monday that some 200 residents between Siparia and Erin blocked roads with debris , calling on the Water and Sewage
Authority and the Minister of Public Utilities to step in and correct what they coined the poor workmanship of those responsible for
repaving the roadway, following repair works done by WASA.
In an interview with NewsPower Now yesterday, WASA’s Assistant Manager of corporate communications, Daniel Plenty assured that
the utility would address the matter.
WASA’s Assistant Manager of corporate communications, Daniel Plent