SWIT Pilot for Port Mourant, Guyana

Reduction of NRW is one of the biggest challenges for Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI). the NRW losses are high and exceeds 70% of the total water production. The Port Mourant Water Treatment Plant is approximately 20 years old and currently serves a reduced boundary of only 6 villages of approximately 3451 customers across. Its original design boundary spanned 18 villages. The current output for the plant is 8.25ML/d with a supply time of 20 hours (9 hours per day with a maximum pressure of 18 psi and 11 hours per day with a reduced pressure of 8 psi). The level of service is generally poor with an average distribution pressure of 4.6psi. Considering all this, GWI is proposing a pilot for support and assistance in the implementation of a GIS, Hydraulic Modelling, SCADA software & hardware for DMA, Leakage and pressure management for NRW reduction activities in the Port Mourant Water supply zone via the use of Smart Water Infrastructure Technologies.
Name of the innovation implemented in your Utility:
Smart Water Infrastructure Pilot for NRW reduction in Port Mourant
With which of the technological or management areas established by this call for proposals does your challenge align?
Smart technologies (Smart Water Infrastructure Technologies - SWIT)
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