Press Release – New water well drilled in Culvert City, Region Nine

In keeping with the Government’s commitment to provide safe and adequate water for all, a new potable water well has recently been drilled in Culvert City Lethem, Upper Takutu-Berbice (Region Nine).

More than 1,200 residents in Culvert City and the surrounding areas within the township of Lethem are set to benefit from this new well, which will improve the service.  

GWI is currently working to interconnect this new well to the existing water supply system in the community.

The new well was drilled by the company’s in-house team of Engineers and Technicians.

GWI’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Shaik Baksh, expressed his satisfaction that this new well was drilled within a period of five days to a depth of 80 metres. This, he said, shows that the company is building its in-house drilling capacity.


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