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  1. Well Digging Causes Water Eruption

    10 Mar 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN, Guyana Stabroek News While digging a water well for a house in the Grove New Housing Scheme, water erupted up to a height of nearly 25 feet. This eruption continued for almost two hours and took sand, s ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 13:00

  2. Pollution Threat Lingers Over Water Supply in Georgetown

    24 Feb 2009- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GEORGETOWN, Guyana The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) recently released a plan to overhaul the central sewerage system of Georgetown, Guyana's capital. PAHO called for authorities to act immediat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 13:00

  3. New Water Fees Judged Unfair

    24 Feb 2009- 15:01 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN, Guyana Stabroek News (Guyana) The Guyana Water Inc. (GWI) has implemented increases for water use charges that residents do not want to pay due to inefficiencies of supply and poor management. Some of t ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 13:00

  4. Guyana to Provide $19 Million USD for Water Sector This Year

    17 Feb 2009- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GEORGETOWN, Guyana The government of Guyana has announced plans to invest $19 million USD in the water sector this year. The funds will be spent on increasing the provision of potable water supply, upgrading t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 13:00

  5. Caricom Chief Links Increased Caribbean Investment to Water Security

    17 Feb 2009- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GEORGETOWN, Guyana Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Assistant Secretary-General Dr. Edward Greene used the latest forum of 15 Caribbean nations and dependencies held in Georgetown to call for an increase of inves ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 13:00

  6. More Investment in Water Resources Needed in the Caribbean

    10 Feb 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN, Guyana Caribbean Net News Last week at the United Nation 's High Level Symposium on Water Security, Caribbean Community's (CARICOM) Assistant Secretary-General Dr. Edward Greene called for mor ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 15:00

  7. Bottled Water- Healthy Alternative or Wasting Money?

    26 Jan 2009- 21:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GEORGETOWN, Guyana Once reserved for the more wealthy consumers of the world, bottled water has become a drink of the masses. Even those struggling on a budget in developing nations in Latin America and the Ca ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 12:00

  8. GUYANA Severe Floods Affecting Water Infrastructure and Supply

    26 Jan 2009- 21:22 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Caribbean Net News Since December, heavy rains have flooded the coastal region of Guyana. The current situation is being compared to the great floods oj"2005-2006. Oxfam International, in a report a ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 12:00

  9. Irfaan Ali Named Minister of Housing and Water

    13 Jan 2009- 12:06 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN, Guyana CaribWorldNews.com Irfaan Ali has been appointed the new Minister of Housing and Water by Guyana's president, Bharrat Jagdeo. Ali is a former regional planner at the State Planning Secretari ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 12:00

  10. Guyana Confirms Leptospirosis Death

    6 Jan 2009- 12:06 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN, Guyana Caribbean Net News An autopsy has confirmed another death from the waterborne disease leptospirosis, Guyana's sixth for 2008. Health Minister Dr. Leslie Ramsammy said there is no outbreak, an ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 12:00

  11. Blairmont, Ithaca Residents Protest Water Service Disruption

    2 Dec 2008- 06:50 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN, Guyana Starbroek News (Guyana) Residents of Blairmont and Ithaca held protests over disruptions in water service. Water provision stopped after a pump burned out. Residents complained that the pump was n ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 12:00

  12. Guyana Water Inc Says Improved Water Supply Available in Georgetown by April

    21 Oct 2008- 12:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GEORGETOWN, Guyana Two new water treatment plants cited for construction in the city of Georgetown, capital of Guyana, will be ready for use in April 2009, said the Chief Executive of Guyana Water Incorporated ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

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