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PRESS RELEASE: MAJOR WSC 24-INCH TRANSMISSION MAIN FAILURE ON PRINCE CHARLES DRIVE

At approximately 1:45 AM today, The Corporation’s System Control received alarms from its SCADA system, alongside public reports, indicating a major leak on Prince Charles Drive opposite Ashley’s Furniture. Our personnel promptly responded by securing the roadway and shutting down the water supply to Eastern New Providence to prevent further flooding and damage.As a result, water supply to customers in Eastern New Providence has been interrupted.

By 7:00 AM, our repair teams had excavated down to the water mains and confirmed a longitudinal split on the 24-inch main, necessitating the replacement of a section of the main.Our teams are working expeditiously to complete the repair.

We will continue to provide updates to our valued customers and the general public through all our social media platforms.

Traffic Advisory:Drivers are advised to avoid the area where possible. If you must drive in the vicinity, please exercise extreme caution.

We apologize for the inconvenience caused and appreciate the patience and understanding of our customers and the public as we work to resolve this issue.#watersupplyinterruption

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