Thu, 04 Dec 2003

Customers warned of water disruption

JAKARTA: City water operator PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya (Palyja) said on Wednesday that customers in several parts of Central Jakarta would experience a disruption in water supplies on Thursday due to repair work.

In a statement, Palyja spokesperson Maria Sidabutar said repair work on the 600-millimeter pipe running under Jl Cikini Raya will take 10 hours to complete, from 9 a.m.

Water supplies will be disrupted at the State Palace, on Jl. Cikini, Jl. Merdeka Timur, Jl. Menteng Raya, Jl. Perwira, Jl. Pejambon, Jl. Ridwan Rais, Jl. Merdeka Utara, Jl. Kebon Sirih, and surrounding areas.

The office buildings of high-ranking ministers are located in these areas.

Sidabutar asked customers to prepare for the disruptions by filling their home reservoirs and using water efficiently. --JP