Chilibre water treatment plant will suspend operations for 4 hours this Sunday
The Idaan reported that the Chilibre water treatment plant will suspend its operations for preventive electrical maintenance work.
The Federico Guardia Conte water treatment plant in Chilibre will be out of operation next Sunday, September 19 from 6:00 am to 10:00 am, informed the National Aqueduct and Sewer Institute (Idaan).
The Idaan explained that this measure is due to preventive electrical maintenance work that will be carried out on the 115 thousand volt switch of the Chilibre electrical substation that provides electrical service to the Federico Guardia Conte water treatment plant.
The entity indicated that ENSA has been carrying out these electrical maintenance works since last September 12 and to complete them it is necessary to carry out some maneuvers inside the substation that, due to safety procedures, must be carried out by suspending the electricity supply to the water treatment plant.
Due to these tasks, the capital district, the high points of the San Miguelito district, North Panama from Las Cumbres to Buena Vista and all the remote sectors of the network that comprise East Panama from Pedregal to La Siesta will be affected by lack of drinking water. of Tocumen.
The sectors of Calidonia, Santa Ana, part of Perejil, San Felipe, El Chorrillo, and reverted areas that are supplied by the Miraflores water treatment plant are excepted.
The Idaan indicated that tank cars will be available to supply hospitals, polyclinics and health centers.
In addition, the coverage of the Miraflores water treatment plant will be expanded to guarantee the supply of water to the Arnulfo Arias Madrid hospital complex and the Santa Fe Hospital.
The Idaan recommended that citizens take the pertinent measures so that their activities are not interrupted.