Lethem power woes cripples water supply

-residents incensed

With no relief a week after a generator failed, Lethem residents now have to cope with a crippled water supply, with reports out of the border town saying that some residents have resorted to purchasing water.

The power and water woes have left many residents angry, particularly since they have been calling for relief and long term plans for years.  President of the Rupununi Chamber of Commerce and Indus-try (RCCI), Jacqueline D’Aguiar told Stabroek News that a new part for the crippled generator is now expected today and they hope that a normal electricity supply will be restored.

Since last Monday, residents of Lethem and neighbouring villages have been experiencing power outages as one of the generators of the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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