Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco), Ho Chi Minh City’s water supplier, will cut or reduce its service in some Ho Chi Minh City districts and several wards in Thu Duc City from late Saturday night to early Sunday morning in order to carry out maintenance.
The maintenance will take place between 9:00 pm on Saturday and 5:00 am on Sunday, during which time 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.
At the same time, 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 visit the affected areas during the disruption.
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.
The company also recommended people call the following phone numbers if they experience water problems after the disruption:
Thu Duc Wasuco JSC: 19001012
Ben Thanh Wasuco JSC: 1900068868
Gia Dinh Wasuco JSC: 19001024
Phu Hoa Tan Wasuco JSC: 028 39 552 650
Tan Hoa Wasuco JSC: 19006489
Cho Lon Wasuco JSC: 086585 1088
Trung An Wasuco JSC: 19001836
Nha Be Wasuco JSC: 19001210
Nong Thon Wasuco JSC: 028 37610 266
Can Gio Wasuco JSC: 0974247139