Public Water Faucets in San Pedro Las Huertas

Rudy Giron: AntiguaDailyPhoto.com &emdash; Public Water Faucets in San Pedro Las Huertas

The presence of these chorros; that’s what water faucets are called in Guatemala, is a sure sign that there are still houses in the villages without piped water service. Grifos is, by the way, the proper Spanish word for faucet. Llave, key, is another common word used, but in Guatemala most people understand chorro (stream or jet-stream) best.

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  • Willy

    I really enjoy the language lessons. The nuances in terms is often the hard part for the non-native speaker. Your insights are very helpful!