Hidrocapital, the state-owned company in charge of the capital district’s water supply, has indicated that the Tuy III system will cease operations due to maintenance work carried out by Corpoelec.
The information was announced via the state-owned company’s Twitter account. Hidrocapital did not provide further details on the duration of the work or the resumption of water service.
Corpoelec also did not provide details on how long it will take to maintain the substation. Corpoelec’s work will be carried out at the Camatagua electrical substation.
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In the statement, the hydrological company urged users to take precautions and apologized for any inconvenience caused.
What areas does the Tuy III or 3 system provide?
The Sistema Tuy III supplies water to almost 70% of the capitalmainly in areas to the west and southwest of the city.
According to information provided by the Director General of the Municipality of BarutaLuis Aguilar, the sectors of this municipality served by the Tuy III system are: Piedra Azul, Pueblo de Baruta, Manzanares, Alto Prado, Lomas de Prados del Este, Prados del Este, El Peñón, Santa Fe Norte and Sur, Colinas Valle Arriba , El Güire, lower part of La Trinidad and La Tahona.
As for Municipality of Libertador the sectors that are affected during the shutdown of the Tuy III system are generally, according to information from the Ministry of Ecosocialism and Water.
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