GWI urges installation, cleaning of grease traps after manhole accident

Following a woman and her daughter falling into an open manhole on Monday, the Guyana Water Incor-porated (GWI) yesterday issued an appeal to businesses involved in food preparation to install and constantly clean grease traps.

“The company continues to experience numerous reports of overflowing sewerage which has resulted from sewer pipes becoming clogged due to coagulated fats and oils used for food preparation by restaurants and hotels,” a statement from GWI said.

Alisha Thomas, 22, and her two-year-old daughter Hayley were injured when they fell into an  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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