Nary A Drop

I woke up this morning to find that there is no water. I feel fortunate that yesterday was the day that the maid came and cleaned. If there had been no water yesterday then she would not have been able to work.

In this part of David, this is the first time we haven’t had water this year that I can remember. I keep a few containers of water for emergencies such as this to take care of the necessary items such as brushing the teeth etc. I also keep a container of baby wipes. If worse comes to worse one can bathe with baby wipes.

Hopefully this will only last a few hours. Water shortages are problems you have to live with and plan for in Panama.

Update: The water came back around 5:00 PM. That was about a 12 hour outage.

2 thoughts on “Nary A Drop

  1. Good morning Don:

    My secretary called IDAAN this morning and they said that major repairs are being done and maybe the water supply will be restored around 1-2:00 p.m. depending on which part of the city you live. They said that every year when the rainy season starts, the system clogs and they have to do major cleaning.

    What upsets me the most is that this is work that can be programmed and they could have informed everyone so that we could prepare ourselves.

    Well, I see that you were prepared. Fortunately, my mother woke up around 4:00 a.m. and was able to fill up some plastic jars and pails for this morning use.

    Have a good day,

  2. Thanks for the information Lilia. I agree that a little warning and we all could have been better prepared. Now if they would just notify me, I would post the notice.

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