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145,000 to go without water in Escazú, Santa Ana and western San José on Saturday

Saturday would be a bad day to try and take a bath.

An estimated 145,000 residents across the western San José cantons of Escazú, Santa Ana, Desamparados and Alajuelita will go without water due to maintenance on Saturday, Feb. 21, according to an announcement from the Water and Sewer Institute (AyA). Water service will be interrupted between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday.

AyA asked residents of the following communities to plan ahead:

Escazú:
Centro, San Rafael, Corazón de Jesús, Rosalinda, Bello Horizonte, Anonos, Trejos Montealegre, Maynard, Los Elíseos, Altos de Bello Horizonte, Santa Teresa, Profesores, Santa Eduviges, Vista de Oro, Guachipelín (north of Route 27), Loma Real, Real de Pereira.

Santa Ana:
Centro, Don Lalo, Gavilanes, Concepción, La Chispa, Pozos, Obando, Valle Soleado, Lajas, Casa Blanca, Calle Pilas, Bosques de Santa Ana, Honduras.

Alajuelita:
Centro, San Felipe, La Aurora, Tejarcillos, San Josecito, Calle El Alto, Concepción, El Tejar.

Desamparados:
Novedades, Alpino, Méndez, Los Ángeles, Santa Cecilia, Tolima, Maiquetía.

Contact Zach Dyer at zdyer@ticotimes.net

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