The Cagayan de Oro City Water District (COWD) has advised residents in Uptown Cagayan de Oro and the city’s western part from Patag towards Opol town to prepare for a scheduled 10-hour water interruption beginning at 8:00pm on Saturday, May 5, 2018 up to 6:00am, Sunday, May 6, 2018.
In an advisory, COWD stated that the interruption is necessary to facilitate the installation of a booster pump at Cagayan de Oro Bulk Water, Inc.’s (COBI) infiltration gallery enabling COBI to increase its delivery to the west service area from 40mld to 60mld on or before May 15, 2018.
The areas which will experience low pressure to no water are as follows:
- Masterson Avenue including DSWD, DepEd and Sarmiento Area
- Bellevue Subd.
- Sacred Heart
- Palm Springs Subd.
- Scions, Canitoan
- Terry Hills
- Apovel Subd.
- From Bulua to Opol
COWD is further advising all concessionaires in the said area to store enough water for their consumption during the 10-hour interruption period.