From Aguas del Altiplano it was reported that the total replacement will end at 5:00 p.m. this Thursday.
The Regional Presidential Delegation of Tarapacá referred during this Thursday to the massive water cut that left more than 176 people affected in the commune of Iquiquethis after a fire registered at the El Carmelo distribution plant in Pozo Almonte.
[VER TAMBIÉN]: Massive drinking water cut affects Iquique: More than 176 thousand clients are without supply
In this regard, the authorities assured that they continue to monitor the emergency, detailing that They are preparing a contingency plan in relation to an alternative supply of drinking water.
The presidential delegate of Tarapacá, Daniel Quinteros, stressed that the company Aguas del Altiplano reported that the gradual replacement of the drinking water service, having an approximate time of completion at 17:00 hours.
On the other hand, the director of the Superintendency of Sanitary Services, María Pantoja, said that “fortunately it has been possible to manage more quickly the restitution of the service for the public, There are already at least 48 thousand families that have water from the network, The plan for alternative supply ponds will continue, especially in the lower parts”.