Water supply resumes in city wards after repair of main

After working non-stop for over ten hours, workers from Guyana Water Inc. (GWI) were finally able to replace the ruptured water main along Church Street, restoring the flow of water to the many wards that were left without on Sunday.

Residents from several wards around Georgetown, including, Charlestown, Queenstown, Werk-en-rust and along Mandela Avenue were all without water from about 11am on Sunday, after the water pump located at the shelter belt on Vlissingen Road had to be turned off to facilitate repairs to the main, located between Light and Cummings streets.

GWI spokesman Timothy Austin had said on Sunday that the company learned of the ruptured main some time Saturday afternoon and had commenced works to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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