Waterless for 39 hours

A PROLONGED water interruption, set for more than 30 hours, is set to hit a large portion of the city starting today as the Davao City Water District (DCWD) will tap newly-laid pipes at the junction of MacArthur Highway and Quimpo Boulevard and at the junction of Ecoland Drive and Quimpo Boulevard (corner of John Paul College).

DCWD spokesperson Bernard Delima said yesterday in a text message that the water interruption would be implemented in two sets. The first set would have 36 hours of water interruption while the second set would have 39 hours of water interruption.

Under Set A, the water interruption will start by 9 a.m. today until 9 p.m. Sunday in San Juan Subdivision, San Roque, Muslim Village, NHA Kadayawan, Santos Marketing Subdivision, Flores Village, SM Village, Ortega Village, Royal Valley and Central Park in Bangkal, Barangay Talomo Proper.

It will also affect all areas in Matina and some parts of Ma-a area (particularly from the corner of MacArthur Highway to Emerald Village) – Ecoland Subdivision, Royal Pines, Davao Memorial Park, Palanca Village, Coca-Cola Village, Matina Gravahan, Riverview Garden, DBP Village, Juario Village, among others.

The water interruption under Set B, meanwhile, will start by 9 am today until 11:59 pm tomorrow.

This will affect GSIS Subdivision, Santos-Cuyugan Subdivision, Royal Pines, Brgy. Langub (from Shrine Hills to Sitio Mojon), entire Bucana areas and Boulevard and Barangays 1,2, 3, 4, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39 and 40.

It will also affect the right portion of Quirino Avenue, right portion of Jacinto Extension, portion of F. Torres Street from Assumption Church to J.P. Laurel Avenue, portion of J.P. Laurel Avenue from Davao Mental Hospital to Durian Hotel, entire Bo. Obrero and Agdao areas.

The water interruption is expected to hit 100,000 connections.

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