The Guyana Water Inc. (GWI) has offered to partner with the 15 NDC’s through the Regional Democratic Council (RDC Region Four) to receive payment from customers on their behalf. The proposal discussed will see customers making payments directly at the various NDC’s offices across region four.
A high level delegation led by its CEO, Dr Van West Charles visited the RDC Head office at Triumph, where they held discussions with the top brass of the NDC’s and with regional officials in what they dubbed as their continued efforts in both improving water supply and quality and also to increase their revenue collection. Present at the meeting was Regional Vice Chairman, Mr Earl Lambert among other key RDC’s officials.
According to Dr. Charles, this initiative is one that his company sees as pivotally important in strengthening the revenue collection within the company, adding that its enhances its efficiencies. He said that with the company encountering several challenges with regards to effective payment of water bills, he sees the proposed collaboration as a step in the right direction. “This initiative once executed will see both parties mutually benefiting. As a matter of fact it would result in shared revenue so the NDC’s will benefit as they would be paid a commission on the amount they receive,” he told the NDC’s and RDC’s officials.
The GWI CEO also committed towards enhancing the delivery of service by his company to residents living on both the East Coast and East Bank of Demerara stressing that with the involvement of the NDC’s, he foresees an excellent partnership. He used the time to also respond to various queries and concerns raised by officials while he and his team also sought to outline some of GWI’s expansive ideas.