Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco), Ho Chi Minh City’s water supplier, will cut or reduce its service in 13 districts and several wards in Thu Duc City from late Saturday night to early Sunday morning to carry out maintenance.
The maintenance will take place between 9:00 pm on Saturday and 5:00 am on Sunday, during which pumps to the entirety of District 1, District 3, District 4, District 5, District 10, and Phu Nhuan District will be completely closed, the company said.
Meanwhile, Wards 1, 2, 3, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 25 in Binh Thanh District; Wards 1, 3, 4, 5, 12 in Tan Binh District; Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12 in District 6; Tan Thuan Dong Ward in District 7; Wards 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 in District 8; and Wards 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 in District 11 will also see their water off.
In Thu Duc City, Linh Xuan, Linh Trung, Linh Chieu, Truong Tho, Linh Tay, Linh Dong, Thao Dien, An Phu, Binh Trung Tay, Binh Trung Dong, Cat Lai, Thanh My Loi, Hiep Phu, Tang Nhon Phu A, Tang Nhon Phu B, Phuoc Long B, Tan Phu, Long Binh, Long Thanh My, Truong Thanh, Long Phuoc, Long Truong, and Phu Huu Wards will be subject to the water supply disruption.
Meanwhile, Binh Hung and Phong Phu Wards in Binh Chanh District and Ward 2 in Tan Binh District will experience low water pressure.
Sawaco said the firm will arrange tank trucks to ensure water supply for key areas during the outage.
After the completion of the maintenance, it is likely that the resumption of the water supply in some places far from the sources will be later than 5:00 am on Sunday.