Goed Faith gets potable water for the first time

Twenty households in Goed Faith, Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) are now accessing potable water.

This follows a commitment to residents made by the Minister Susan Rodrigues. The Minister within the Ministry of Housing and Water visited the area during May this year where she met with several residents.

On Friday, the Minister revisited the area during an outreach to Region Five, where she engaged with the beneficiaries.

“I made a commitment to them that we would extend the project and expand the distribution networks to allow for those twenty families to have access to water for the very first time and today we were able to deliver,” Minister Rodrigues told residents.

Based on the works done, the Minister noted that the distribution networks will also expand so that incoming house lot allottees will have access to potable water upon occupancy.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Housing, remedial works were also done in D’Edward. This is to reposition an existing distribution network will commence in three weeks.

“After receiving several complaints the Minister met with residents today, who bemoaned the current situation. The residents are said to be receiving water from a network, which currently runs through the property of other residents, resulting in a number of issues,” the statement said.

These works would see twenty three households will benefiting.