NEWS BRIEFS – May 25, 2020

Posted on May 25 2020

Scheduled water service interruption today

There will be a scheduled water service interruption today, May 25, 2020, from 9am to 1pm in Papago, San Vicente, Dandan, and Obyan. The Commonwealth Utilities Corp. will be repairing a leak on a service lateral on Isa Drive across the Lao Lao Bay Road. Water service to the affected areas will resume after. However, the Obyan area will resume on water scheduled hours daily from 1pm to 3pm.

For the safety of the men and women at the jobsite, motorists are advised to take alternative routes or proceed with caution when passing the westbound shoulder lane.

CUC urges customers in these areas to fill up their back up water storage tanks and continue to practice water conservation during the dry season.

Contact the CUC Customer Call Center to report leaks for repairs. For more information, contact the CUC Customer Call Center (664-4282) or monitor its Facebook page for the latest updates. (PR)

Guam CHamoru commission meeting set

The Kumisión i Fino’ CHamoru yan i Fina’nå’guen i Historia yan i Lina’la’ iTaotao Tåno’ (Commission on CHamoru Language and the Teaching of the History and Culture of the Indigenous People of Guam) will hold its second May monthly meeting on May 28, 2020, Thursday, from 12:30pm to 3:30pm at the Guam Museum conference room, in Hågatña. Call Roland Blas, Kumisión secretary, for special accommodations and agenda at 480-4047 or email at (PR)

4.9-magnitude quake hits Agrihan

At 9:12am on May 22 2020, a report of a 4.9-magnitude earthquake occurred 45 kilometers east-southeast of Agrihan in the Northern Marianas. Currently, there are no tsunami warnings or advisories that were issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. (PR)

4.5-magnitude temblor on Pagan

At 11:15pm, May 18, 2020, a report of a 4.5-magnitude earthquake occurred 65 km south-southwest of Pagan in the Northern Marianas. Currently, there are no tsunami warnings issued by PTWC. (PR)

Merizo quake at 4.7-magnitude

At 9:42pm, May 19, 2020, a report of a 4.7-magnitude earthquake occurred 122 km west-southwest of Merizo Village, Guam. Currently, there are no tsunami warnings issued by PTWC.  (PR)

Free federal contracting webinars

The Guam Procurement Technical Assistance Center is offering free webinars every Tuesday and Thursday in May. Webinars run from 10am to 11am and will be conducted via Zoom. Links to the live webinar and the webinar evaluation will be emailed to all registered attendees 15 minutes before the start of the webinar.

May 26—Cybersecurity: Federal Contractor Responsibilities-Cybersecurity is a national security issue. We will discuss what Federal contractors can do to make sure they are complying with DOD requirements with respect to keeping data protected. DOD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) will be discussed.

May 28—Teaming and Joint Ventures – What are they and which is right for your business? The Guam PTAC will discuss the federal regulations related to these arrangements and discuss ways to use these arrangements effectively.
Register at (PR)

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