In order to ensure drinking water supply during the summer of 2011, officials of the national water authority SANAA (Servicio Autónomo Nacional de Acueductos y Alcantarillado) to continue rationing.
Ricardo Velasquez, SANAA’s assistant manager, said water would only be supplied every other day.
Neighbourhoods that receive water through local water and sewerage associations will continue to receive water once or twice a week. Areas without house connections and upper parts of the city will be supplied through tankers.
The measures are necessary to ensure water supply not only through 2011 but also in 2012, Velasquez said.
Source: El Heraldo [in Spanish], 02 Nov 2010