Majority of households and Businesses will receive normalized water service by today after the Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA) announced that the problem affecting the electricity supply to the Crabbs Reverse Osmosis Plant has been rectified.
This is according to a release from APUA issued on Monday which stated, we are pleased to notify you that the problem affecting the electricity supply to the Crabbs Reverse Osmosis Plant has been rectified, and it is anticipated that water service will be normalized by (Tuesday 14 March) afternoon as we are now working to replenish tank levels.
The release states that the notice does not affect areas being fed by the Pigeon Point and Ffryes Beach RO Plants.
This comes after an electrical problem which led to an explosion at the Crabb’s Reverse Osmosis Plant on Sunday evening resulting in a shutdown of the water supply to more than half of the island.
The Antigua Public Utilities Authority also apologized for any inconvenience caused and thanked the general public for your patience.