GWA Smoke Testing on Sewer Lines in Piti MONDAY, April 21

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Guam –  Beginning Monday, April 21st and lasting through Friday, May 2nd GWA crews and contractor will be conducting “smoke testing” throughout sewer lines in the village of Piti. 

“This will occur Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.”, said Vince Pangelinan Supervisor for GWA wastewater division. 

“This SMOKE TEST” survey will assist our inspection crews in locating breaks and defects in our sewer system.  The smoke you see coming from the vent stacks on houses or holes in the ground is NON-TOXIC, NON-STAINING, HAS NO ODOR, WHITE TO GRAY IN COLOR AND CREATES NO FIRE HAZARD.” Pangelinan added.

The smoke should not enter your home unless you have defective plumbing or dried up drain traps. “If smoke does enter your home please call GWA water line immediately at 646-4211,”said Ballendorf spokesperson for the utility.

For more information about this or other utility matters contact heidi@guamwaterworks.org