Economy September 20, 2019 | 4:30 pm

Downpours ease water crunch nationwide

Santo Domingo.- The supply of piped water improved Fri. with the rains over most of the national territory and have increased the flows that supply the Greater Santo Domingo, Aqueduct (CAASD) director Alejandro Montás, said today.

He said the water supply went from 307 million gallons a day to 340 million, an increase of 33 million gallons. Normal production is 420 million gallons per day.

Montás said if the rains continue, the supply will continue to improve, but called on the population to continue saving water.

The official added that the Haina-Manoguayabo system, which barely operated 25% of capacity and with three pumps, is currently operating at 90% with eight.