Mahdia - Guyana

Reviewed SFD

Konstantin Kč (CC BY 3.0)

Mahdia is located in Administrative Region (8) - Potaro Siparuni of Guyana and is also near the centre of the country with an altitude of 415 m and elevation of 1,360 m. The town is approximately 203 km for the country’s capital city Georgetown.

With a population of 4,200 residents at approximately 842 households within the township, the major water supply to households are private catchments/rain water and spring/river and pond water.

The outcome of the SFD graphic shows that only 30% of the excreta flow is classified as ‘Safely Managed’ while 70% of all excreta flow is classified as ‘Unsafely Managed’. The unsafely managed excreta originate from: Supernatant (SN) not contained- not delivered to treatment (13%) and faecal sludge (FS) not contained- not emptied (57%).

  • Prepared by: CSE, GWP-Caribbean, MTCMEHD and Global Environment
  • Date of production: 07/02/2023
  • Last update: 07/02/2023