East Coast, West Coast areas experiencing water problems


Several areas along the East Coast Demerara and West Coast Berbice are experiencing water service disruptions owing to low voltage affecting the various well stations.

According to a press release from Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), the areas affected are from Calcutta to DeHoop, East Coast Demerara, as well as Weldaad and Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice. GWI said other affected communities were the entire Mahaica/Mahaicony area as well as the Mahaica Hospital in Region 4.

Stating that the low voltage was owing to generation problems affecting the Guyana Power and Light Company (GPL), GWI said it  was working closely with GPL to restore normal service and regretted any inconvenience caused.

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