Guyana Water Incorporated

Guyana Water Incorporated

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GWIVision

To ensure an efficient, sustainable and financially viable water and sewerage sector delivering a high quality service to customers.

Mission

To deliver safe, adequate and affordable water and to ensure safe sewerage systems for improved public health and sustainable economic development.

History

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) was established on May 30, 2002, resulting from the merger of the Guyana Sewerage and Water Commission (GS&WC)and the Guyana Water Authority (GUYWA).

Profile

The main driver for improving the water sector in Guyana is the reduction of poverty amongst the population.

GWI provides water to over 145,000 homes, offices and schools across Guyana. It also provides water to Amerindian communities in the Hinterland. The Company aims to supply water facilities to 80% of the Hinterland settlements.

The Company employs over 500 workers and supplies over 300, 000,000 litres of water per day. GWI operates 24 sewerage pumping stations in Georgetown. In addition, the Company has water treatment plants at Mon Repos, Pourdroyen, Fellowship, Golden Grove, Queenstown, Cotton Tree, Lima, Vergenoegen, Better Hope, Covent Garden, Eccles, Bartica, Sophia, Central Ruimvedlt and Number 56 Village.

 

Contact information

Organization acronym
GWI
Preferred language of communication
English
Website
http://www.gwiguyana.com/?q=node/5

Location

Region
Latin America and Caribbean
Country
Guyana
City
Georgetown

General information

Operator type
Water and Sanitation