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GWI aims to replace century-old pipelines in Georgetown Guyana

Guyana Water Inc. Managing Director, Dr. Richard Van West-Charles says that there are discussions with the Ministries of Communities and Finance concerning replacement of city’s network, where some pipelines are over a century old.

“We have highlighted the issues of the aged network within the Capital City and we have received the approval of the supplementary provision in which we are going to be replacing lines in Church Street and Vlissengen Road,” Dr. Van West-Charles, a Department of Public Information (DPI) quoted the GWI official as saying.  Continue reading

Guyana: Mountain community: Paramakatoi in Region 8 gets water

Guyana Map – Regions

DPI, Added 16 July 2019.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Paramakatoi residents in Region 8, will soon reap the benefits of a very complex project that began in 2017 to provide easy access to potable water for the community.

The project, which was initiated through the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding between the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) and the village council, is now at an advanced stage where testing of the water system has commenced.

Dr Van West-Charles, accompanied by technical personnel, on Sunday, went to Paramakatoi, (Potaro-Siparuni) Region 8 and trekked through the jungle to get a first-hand look of the recently completed water system so as to ensure all systems are in place for distribution to the community and for commissioning.        Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – November 20, 2015 – GINA


Government News Brief – November 20, 2015 – GINA

  1. City Cleanup efforts showing good results.
  2. ICT  and Internet development in the hinterland for Amerindians.
  3. Improving primary health care in three hospitals outside Georgetown.
  4. Guyana Water Inc: GWI – transparency in contracting services – ending corruption.
  5. Youth key to ending ethnic division and alleviating poverty – Social Cohesion Ministry.
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