The Central Water Authority has flexible hours water supply throughout the country. An important meeting will be held this Monday, April 9 to analyze the situation of our reservoirs, and the arrangements to give respite to subscribers.
According Saddul Prem, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the CWA, the easing could come into force by the end of April.
However, all depend on the rate of filling of tanks Long-Mare, Mare-aux-Vacoas and The Farm, which are always in deficit. " We are thinking, indeed, to extend for a few hours extra water distribution across the country , "said Mr. Saddul. He made an appeal to the public not to waste water, our island is still in a " state of drought. "
Any person using water for washing cars or watering his lawn, is liable to a fine of Rs 50,000 and imprisonment not exceeding two years. This prohibition also extends to service stations and shopping centers, but the fine increases, this time, to Rs 200 000.
To date, the reservoirs of the Midlands Dam and La Nicolière Piton du Milieu are filled 100%. A Farm and Mare aux Vacoas, the filling rate is about 52%.