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Guyana intensifies water search

Even as hospitals and restaurants are being  urged to store water to help cope with the drought, authorities are considering diverting creeks to the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC) if a flyover shows that water is available, according to the Director General of Guyana’s Civil Defence Commission, Retired Colonel Chabilall Ramsarup. “I did recommend that we should look at north of ...

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Drought forces water rationing in areas of Georgetown

Rationing of water being supplied to residents of Georgetown from the Shelter Belt Water Treatment Facility begins Wednesday night (3rd February, 2016) from 10 O’clock due to the current drought. The Guyana Water Inc. explains that this is as a result of another decrease in the level of the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC) due to the prolonged dry season. ...

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GWI urges conservation as Water conservancy dries up

With an ongoing dry spell expected to last until May of this year, the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is urging that persons make water conservation a priority. At a press conference today, GWI CEO Dr Richard Van West Charles stated that water levels in the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC) were indeed low. "This call is not only for Georgetown…we ...

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