No IDAAN in Coronado & Gorgona April 2

IDAAN has sent out a notice advising due to preparation water shortages, they will be carrying out operations in Western Panama affecting service in Coronado and Gorgona Tuesday April 2, 2019.

The notice reads "The Institute of Aqueducts and Sewerage Systems (IDAAN) announces that as of Tuesday, April 2, 2019, an operation will be carried out to manipulate valves in the areas of the Gorgona and Coronado beaches. before the drought that is affecting our region and other parts of the country."

The areas of Gorgona, Nueva Gorgona, Coloncito, Arenas Negras, from Arenas Negras to Playa Malibú will be affected from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am April 3rd. While Coronado will not have the supply until 6:00 p.m., April 3rd when the supply will be regular in Coronado again. 

IDAAN warned that currently Panama is facing the effects of El Nino, and that these effects are expected to be even stronger than previous year’s. The also advised that they are currently working on taking the necessary measures to guarantee the water supply.

That being said, IDAAN is asking the population to be ration water during this time to help ensure the country has access to drinking water during this time.