IDB approves US$16M loan for water, sanitation
-more than 70% of Georgetown water unaccounted for
Guyana will boost access to drinking water and sanitation services with a US$16,838,250 ($3.5b) loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), a release from the bank said yesterday.
The IDB noted that despite progress more than 70 per cent of water in Georgetown is unaccounted for.
Further, the sewerage system covers just 6.5% of the national population.