Campus Bulletins

Restrictions to Campus Water Supply

Posted Tuesday, April 2, 2024

On March 4, 2024, the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) of Trinidad and Tobago announced the immediate implementation of water-supply schedules for the north-east of Trinidad. These restrictions have become necessary due to a deficit in water production brought about by the ongoing dry season weather conditions. Click here to see the complete water schedule from WASA.

The UWI St Augustine campus falls within the north-east area that is now affected by this water schedule. The north side of the campus, in particular, will now receive a water supply from WASA twice weekly, and on the other days the north campus's water supply will come from water tanks. In light of this, we are asking the entire campus community to be vigilant in the use of water and to work towards conserving our limited supply.

Here is some of what you can do:

-          Close taps when not in use and ensure that they are properly closed after use

-          Report any leaks you observe or damaged taps which do not close properly, to the Faculty/Department Office so that they can be repaired in a timely manner

-          Avoid flushing toilets unnecessarily and flushing extraneous objects which may result in the clogging of the system, as this too will deplete our water reserves

-          Conserve and be mindful of the water usage in the kitchen and laundry spaces, especially if living on Halls 

Click here to read more water conservation tips that can be used while on campus and in your homes.

To report any issues, or request assistance with disruptions to your Faculty/Department's water supply, please contact the Division of Facilities Management at exts. 82052 or 82053. You can also contact the following persons via email:

Jason Dhun:

Aviv Roopchansingh:

Rodney Ramsingh:

The Division of Facilities Management (DFM) continues to work diligently to ensure that the operations of the campus and the comfort of our campus community are not disrupted by the ongoing water restrictions, however your support and cooperation is needed in order to accomplish this.