KUWAIT: Water supply will be disconnected or affected in certain areas for 12 hours starting Friday night as a result of periodic maintenance to the water supply network, a Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) official said yesterday. As a result of maintenance, water supply will be disconnected in Sabhan Industrial for 12 hours starting from 8:00 pm on Friday, while water pressure will be weak during the same period in Hateen, Al-Salaam, Al-Shuhadaa and Al-Zahra, said Undersecretary Assistant for Water Maintenance and Operation Khalifa Al-Fraij.
In other news, Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Bekheet Al-Rishidi signed yesterday a contract worth KD 12 million ($36 million) for annual maintenance of equipment at Western Doha power station. The Ministry added in a press release that this project aims at conducting periodical maintenance for the ministry’s equipment to guarantee high performance flexibility for secure and stable operation. Maintenance works at the power plant will take a maximum period of 60 months as of the date of signing the contract, it added. – KUNA