Solid waste, sewers allocated $1.6B

About $1.6 billion is to be spent during 2014 to improve solid waste and sewer management in and around Georgetown.

Minister of Finance Dr Ashni Singh, during his budget presentation speech on Monday revealed that allocations have been made to expend $544.6m to complete the sewer system in Greater George-town. Work will also be done to the sewer outfall in Georgetown and the sewerage pumping station at Tucville. Last year $546.5 million was expended to rehabilitate sewer systems and revamp 24 pumping stations, the minister said.

Meantime, $1.1 billion is provided for this year to offset civil work and for operational expenses at Haags Bosch, Eccles,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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