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  • GWI emphasises hinterland push at 16-year anniversary party

    GWI emphasises hinterland push at 16-year anniversary party

    Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is determined to bring the supply of water to hinterland residents up to the current standard provided to coastlanders. This was one of the points made last evening at an awards ceremony at the Ramada Princess Hotel to celebrate sixteen years of GWI’s service to the Guyanese population. Minister of Communities

  • $3B invested by GWI for improved water supply; Brazilian army to dig 9 wells in South Rupununi

    $3B invested by GWI for improved water supply; Brazilian army to dig 9 wells in South Rupununi

    In excess of three billion dollars has been invested by the Guyana Water Incorporated to improve the livelihood of residents in all the administrative regions through infrastructural improvements for the provision of safe water. Over the past 18 months the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) has provided some 100, 000 residents with improved infrastructure and service

  • Water sector saw key achievements in 2016

    Water sector saw key achievements in 2016

      Steadfast and committed in providing potable water to citizens, the Government expended approximately $2 Billion, in 2016, to improve and expand access to water. Given the investment, the following outputs are achieved, according to Minister within the Ministry of Communities, Dawn Hasting-Williams, who has responsibility for the water sector. Increased national water delivery In

  • Country-wide metering on the cards for GWI customers

    Country-wide metering on the cards for GWI customers

    The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is working aggressively to meter all communities because this is a fair approach to the utility company and customers. According to Managing Director of GWI, Dr. Richard Van West-Charles this would bring in line consumption and the amounts some customers are being billed. This metering process, Dr. West-Charles says will

  • GWI prioritises wastewater management treatment

    GWI prioritises wastewater management treatment

    The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is looking to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for help in improving wastewater management treatment. Chief Executive Officer of the company, Dr. Richard Van-West Charles said that reducing waste water and its impact is now an important aspect of the water company.  The official said that the issue is among

  • GWI begins “aggressive” plan to provide better quality water

    GWI begins “aggressive” plan to provide better quality water

    The Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Water Inc. (GWI), Dr. Richard Van West- Charles on Monday declared the commencement of an aggressive approach to improve the quality of water that citizens receive. The GWI CEO made the statement at the opening of a four-day training for company engineers, technicians and operators to better position

  • GWI looks to learn from Suriname’s wells, operations

    A five-member team from the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) on Saturday last returned from Suriname following the second leg of the IBD/UN Habitat-sponsored Water Partnership Programme. The team engaged the Suriname Water Company in a one-week programm which addressed topical areas including water quality, non-revenue water and billing. On Thursday, according to GWI, representatives from

  • Power supply issues affecting Region Three’s water delivery

    Power supply issues affecting Region Three’s water delivery

    GINA, GUYANA, Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Poor power supply is among major challenges for the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) in the delivery of water supply in the Essequibo islands-West Demerara region (Region Three). Regional Divisional Manager, Martin Garrick said poor power supply is affecting eight of the company’s wells in West Bank Demerara between Parfaite Harmonie