EMPRETEC Guyana Inc. calls on public to boycott unlicensed water vendors

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EMPRETEC Guyana is urging the public not to purchase water from unlicensed water operators to reduce the risk of consuming contaminated water. A lack of proper sanitation services not only breeds disease, it can rob people of their basic human dignity, the entity has outlined.

Moreover it is calling on the public to help prevent health risks by purchasing from only licensed vendors. Unlicensed vendors desirous of obtaining certification can contact EMPRETEC Guyana to change their status.

EMPRETEC Guyana in response to the mandate of the Food and Drug Division of the Ministry of Health provides training to Water, Ice and Wastewater Operators in Guyana. This training is done as a prerequisite of certifying Water Operators through a series of formal training sessions that are uniquely developed to enhance the method of water purification and distillation currently practiced, making it safer for human consumption. EMPRETEC offers a series of sessions designed as an introductory course to certify Water, Ice and Wastewater operators as authentic practitioners in the field. This course is certified through collaboration with the University of Guyana -IDCE and is listed under their course offerings.

EMPRETEC Guyana said that it is pleased to inform the public that it is currently preparing to host another Water Treatment and Basic Sanitation Course designed for Water processors on November 26-30, 2018 in Georgetown.

Interested persons can visit the EMPRETEC Office at Lot 81 West Half, Laluni Street, Queenstown or Telephone: 225-4330 or Email: empretecguyanainc@gmail.com for details. There will a combination of tutorials and practical demonstrations using state of the art water purification equipment. Participants must complete ALL sessions before being awarded with the Certification. Sessions will be facilitated by experienced and qualified local specialists.

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