Tue, 06 Aug 2002

Water shortage to hit parts of the city

JAKARTA: Customers of the city water company will likely suffer water shortages in several parts of the city due to the temporary close of its water distribution pipeline.

PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya (PALYJA) announced on Monday that it will temporary close its tap water distribution pipeline from Pejompongan 1 Water Treatment Plant to Tanah Abang in connection with its plan to optimize the clean water network of PALYJA in Gedong Panjang, located at Wisma Sanita Pejompongan, Central Jakarta.

The work will start from 9 p.m. on Wednesday to 5 a.m. on Thursday.

Customers in Kebon Sirih, Abdul Muis, Cideng, Moch. Mansyur, Juanda, and surrounding areas will experience a disruption in water supply while the work takes place.

PALYJA reminds all customers to be prepared and to keep their home water storage tanks full beforehand and to use water efficiently.

PALYJA has a Technical Call Center, which can be contacted at (021) 579 86 555, for customers to obtain information on water quality and/or provision. This is available 24-hours-a-day, 7- days-a-week.

Customers, on the other hand, may contact (021) 579 98 444 for information relating to administrative matters, such as new connections, meter problems and billing. This service is available from Monday to Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. --JP