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More filtration plants put under PRASA observation


Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority Executive President Doriel Pagán Crespo

By The Star Staff


Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) Executive President Doriel Pagán Crespo on Monday increased the number of filtration plants that are being kept under observation because of low rainfall.


“After the rains recorded this weekend, the drought outlook and the effect that low precipitation has had throughout the island, we updated the number of facilities that are being kept under observation in the Eastern Region: Humacao Filtration Plant (PF by its Spanish initials; serves Las Piedras and Humacao), Aibonito Urbano PF, Caguas Sur PF, Jagual PF in San Lorenzo, Ceiba Sur PF in Juncos, Barranquitas Urbano PF, Gurabo PF, El Duque PF and Río Blanco PF, both in Naguabo, and Espino PF in Río Grande,” Pagán Crespo said.


In the Northern Region, the plants put under observation are: Cedro Arriba PF (serving Corozal, Naranjito and Barranquitas), Sabana Grande PF in Utuado and Morovis Urbana PF.


In the Metro Region, the facilities under observation are: Guzmán Arriba PF in Río Grande (serving Río Grande and Canóvanas) and Cubuy PF in Canóvanas.


In the South Region, Ruccio PF in Peñuelas is also under observation.


The filtration plants that will continue under the interruption plan are: Canóvanas PF, which serves customers in sectors of Canóvanas and part of Loíza, from Monday to Friday from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Likewise, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. service is being interrupted from El Yunque PF in Río Grande and Juncos PF, which also serves the Quebrada Grande and Pueblito del Río sectors of Las Piedras.

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