Maynilad Water Services Inc. announced yesterday that some of its customers in Valenzuela, Quezon City and Bulacan will experience water interruption starting on April 6 and will last until April 8 due to a pipe network upgrade in Quezon City.
“Starting on April 6, Maynilad will conduct a pipe network upgrade in General Luis Street, Novaliches, Quezon City to improve water services in the West zone,” Maynilad said in a statement.
It added that in order to upgrade the network, the conpany will need to dig, dewater or remove water from pipes, repair the leaking line valve in the 5-foot fiameter primary line, and replace the damaged part of pipe.
“This will take almost two days.”
The company said this will result to a temporary water service interruption in some parts of concession area from 8 p.m. of April 6 to 5 a.m. of April 8.
Affected areas include all barangays of Valenzuela City, Brgy. 165 (Bagbaguin),166 (Caybiga),167 (Llano) in Caloocan City, Brgy. Capri, Gulod, Nagkaisang Nayon, North Fairview, Novaliches proper, San Agustin and Santa Monica in Quezon city.
Other affected barangays include Bancal, Langka, Lawa (Meycauyan Water District), and Catanghalan (Obando Water District) in Bulacan.
Maynilad said it is also coordinating with Task Force Traffic of the Novaliches District Center for the flow of traffic.
“We will also conduct pipe rehabilitation works to nearby areas. We are advising motorists to avoid General Luis Street (Quezon City), Bagbaguin Road (Caloocan), Paso de Blas Road (Valenzuela) and Maysan Road (Valenzuela),” the statement said.
The company said water tankers will be provided to give assistance to affected costumers.
“We urge our customers to store enough water for the water service interruption,” Maynilad said.