JIC Recovery Release No. 13 - Fuel Update; GWA Update; American Red Cross Supplies Unavailable at Village Mayors’ Offices


JIC Recovery Release No. 13 - Fuel Update; GWA Update; American Red Cross Supplies Unavailable at Village Mayors’ Offices

Mobil provided the following update, that the following service stations will be operational today, May 28:

Mobil (6 a.m. - 10 p.m.):

  • East Agana

  • Airport 

  • Maite

  • Liguan

  • Fatima

  • Yigo north

  • Yigo Perez Acres

  • Tamuning (Diesel Only)


The community is reminded to be courteous and orderly when lining up for fuel. 


GWA Recovery Efforts Continue

The Guam Waterworks Authority (GWA) continues its restoration and post-typhoon recovery efforts. GWA reports that as of 10:00 a.m.:

  • 47% of operable wells are online. Crews are working to restore 31% needing power or minor repairs. 17% require motor replacements

  • Wastewater System: Northern District and Inalåhan wastewater treatment plants are in normal operation. GWA is working to address storm damage at the Hagåtña , Humåtak-Malesso’, and Santa Rita-Sumai locations. 

  • Southern water system being operated at reduced capacity due to damaged control equipment at the Ugum Surface Treatment Plant. Water services were restored from Ipan to Inalåhan, but a main break repair in Inalåhan is ongoing. Humåtak remains with partial service, and Malesso’ is still without service pending repair in Inalåhan.

  • In addition to the four water tankers announced yesterday, GWA has deployed four (4) more 6,000 gallon Flexible Potable Water Tanks (FPWT) to include:

    • Mongmong-Toto-Maite Mayor’s Office

    • Inalåhan Mayor’s Office 

    • Malesso’ Pier

    • Hågat Mayor's Office 

  • Current designated locations are:

    • Santa Teresita, Mangilao

    • Ordot-Chalan Pago Mayor’s Office, Chalan Pago

    • St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Inalåhan

    • Dededo Mayor’s Office, Dededo

  • Two (2) more locations are being prepped and will be deployed to Chalan Palauan and the Sinifa area in Dededo later today.


At this time, the water tanks listed above are accessible 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Once the tanks are depleted, they will be refilled and returned to service at locations still without water. Residents island-wide who have water service are advised to conserve and limit use for cleaning, bathing, and cooking in order to conserve water to allow reservoir levels to increase. 

As a precaution, water obtained from these designated locations must be boiled for at least three (3) minutes prior to consumption. A precautionary boil water notice remains in place due to possible bacterial contamination in the water that can occur when increased run-off enters a drinking water source following heavy rains. 


Boil Water Notice Tips:


  • Bring all water to a boil, let it boil for three (3) minutes, and let it cool before using or use bottled water. 

  • Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, and food preparation until further notice. 

  • Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water.


For information, contact GWA’s 24/7 phone line at (671) 646-4211 or go to www.facebook.com/guamwaterworksauthority.


ARC Supplies Unavailable at Village Mayors’ Offices:

The American Red Cross (ARC), working alongside village mayors, provided emergency assistance items yesterday to residents whose homes were destroyed, due to Typhoon Mawar. 

At this time, the supplies are no longer available. Residents are advised to refrain from going to the village Mayor’s Office for these supplies and stay up to date with the latest information for other opportunities, once available. 

Visit the following links for the latest advisory information:


For more information, contact the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.




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