Phuket water shutdown postponed

PHUKET: The Phuket Provincial Waterworks Authority (PPWA) this morning canceled the major water mains shutdown that was set to affect key parts of Phuket Town and nearby areas today and tomorrow.

PPWA Manager Sayan Wareearoonroj said the new water mains could not be installed because some parts did not fit the old mains.

The department needs a few more days for the new parts to arrive in Phuket, he added.

However, Mr Sayan confirmed that when the correct parts arrive, the PPWA will announce when the water will be shut off so the new mains can be installed.

For a list of the areas in Phuket Town, Kathu and Wichit to be affected by the water shut-off, see the Gazette‘s previous report here.

— Pimwara Choksakulpan

Phuket News

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