IDB Helps Guyanese City Get Better Water Service

    The Inter-American Development Bank is providing $12 million to support a five-year program that seeks to enhance the efficiency, quality and sustainability of drinking water service in Guyana’s second largest city, Linden.

    The loan will be used to build two treatment plans and two large reservoirs, develop a management plan to reduce revenue losses, and strengthen the operation and maintenance performance of Guyana Water Inc. in Linden.

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    • Eliza Villarino

      Eliza Villarino currently manages one of today’s leading publications on humanitarian aid, global health and international development, the weekly GDB. At Devex, she has helped grow a global newsroom, with talented journalists from major development hubs such as Washington, D.C, London and Brussels. She regularly writes about innovations in global development.