The newly appointed Board of Directors for the Central Housing and Planning Authority have begun meeting virtually, with the aim of fast-tracking the mandate of the agency in the interest of all Guyanese. Read More
As promised, residents of the Canal Number One, Conservancy area, are now accessing potable water for the first time, to their homes from the Guyana Water Incorporated.
On August 25th last, the Minister of Housing and Water the Hon. Collin Croal along with the Minister within the Ministry of Public Works, Mr. Deodat Indar visited residents to address their concerns. After hearing of the water situation in the community, Minister Croal committed to making water accessible within a month. Works in the area commenced almost immediately and residents are now appreciative of their new water connection which was delivered two days short of the one-month deadline. Read More
In her maiden presentation to Parliament, during the 2nd day of National Budget 2020 debates, Honorable Minister within the Ministry of Housing and Water, Ms. Susan Rodrigues, made a powerful delivery when she represented her government’s policies for the Housing and Water sector.
She expressed delight at the opportunity to perform her functions on behalf of the Government and by extension the people of Guyana, in the Housing and Water Sectors. “I am also privileged to work alongside my colleague, Minister Collin Croal, whom I consider a hard dedicated worker and a friend.” Read More
As promised, just under a month ago, some 65 residents of Barabina, in the Mabaruma Sub-district, Region One are now accessing potable water to their homes for the first time. In early August, the Hon. Collin Croal, Minister of Housing and Water, met with residents who complained about the water situation. As a result of the Minister’s intervention and based on advice from engineers of Guyana Water Inc. it was found that the existing Barabina Pump Station and distribution network could have facilitated extension to serve the households in need. Works for the extension commenced almost immediately and as of Monday, September 14, 2020 residents were accessing water to their homes. The works were executed by the staff of the Guyana Water Inc. with aid from the Barabina Village Council and the Regional Democratic Council. Read More
The Ministry of Housing and Water will engage group leaders of South Success, East Coast Demerara on the issue of squatting in that community.
The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 9, 2020, and will be chaired by the Chief Executive Officer of the Central Housing and Planning Authority, Mr. Sherwyn Greaves, and representatives from the agency’s Relocation and Resettlement Department. Read More
Minister of Housing and Water, the Hon. Collin Croal has committed to addressing several critical issues relating to water and housing following a series of community meetings that were held today in the West Berbice environs. The meetings were held at Waterloo Housing Scheme, Bath, Harbancepool, Cotton Tree, Balshack Housing Scheme, and at Zoorhenhoop Housing Scheme. Read More
Over the coming days, several vulnerable areas within the West Bank Demerara community of Lust-en- Rust will be outfitted with solar street lamps. Earlier today, Mr. Komal Singh of GAICO Construction and General Service Inc. handed over 20 street lamps, valued at $10,000 UDS, to Minister within the Ministry of Housing and Water, Ms. Susan Rodrigues. That donation was matched with an additional 10 lamps from the Managing Director of La Rose Electrical Supplies and Construction Services, Mr. Quacy La Rose. Read More
Close to one hundred residents of Lust-en-Rust, West Bank of Demerara now have access to potable water in their homes, thanks to an intervention by Minister within the Ministry of Housing and Water, Ms. Susan Rodrigues. Read More
Some 42 households living in at Canal Number One, Conservancy, (Aback of the Conservancy), West Bank Demerara, will soon have access to potable water, following a commitment by Minister of Housing and Water, the Hon Collin Croal. Read More
…Short term intervention to be given priority in the upcoming budget
Upon completion of his first l visit to villages within the Mabaruma Sub-District, Region 1, Minister of Housing and Water, Collin Croal committed to short term interventions and a needs assessment exercise which will guide plans for safe water delivery. Read More