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NRCC tasked to ensure the protection of Nawuni River

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Works and Housing has urged the Northern Regional Coordinating Council and the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) to find...
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ACID/Teshie charge government to clear GWCL’s debts

The Africa Centre for Integrity and Development (ACID) and Teshie Concerned Citizens Association have appealed to government to absorb the indebtedness of Ghana Water...

Sunyani Technical University request assistance to pay utility bills

The authorities at the Sunyani Technical University (STU) have called on government to assist the institution in the payment of its debt to utility...

PUWU calls for inquiries into Messrs Befessa agreement

The Public Utility Workers’ Union (PUWU) is calling on Government to conduct a thorough investigation into the role played by public officials in the...

Board for Ghana Water Company Limited Sworn In

A Nine-Member Board of Directors of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) was inaugurated in Accra with a call on them to restructure the...

GWCL To Map Out State Of Water Bodies In Ghana

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has said it will soon commission a comprehensive audit of all water bodies to map out the state...
NHIS

Ghanaians Asked To Treat NHIS As National Asset

Mr Paul Kusi, the Sunyani West District Manager of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has warned against the politicization of the health insurance...
illegal mining

GWCL makes call against illegal mining for clean water

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has called for stringent and timely measures to halt the activities of illegal mining, which continued to deplete...
CHOLERA

Public Health Directorate Anticipate Cholera Outbreak In B/A

Dr Osei Kuffour Afreh, the Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Director, Public Health, on Tuesday raised public alarm on the possibility of cholera outbreak in the...
Illegal mining involving Ghanaians and Chinese is ongoing at Obuasi

Water Production In Sekondi/Takoradi Under Serious Threat

The inordinate ambitions of illegal miners to dig for gold in water bodies within the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis continued to be a major challenge in...
ghana cedi

Junior Boys Correctional Centre, NVTI Owes GWCL, ECG Over GH¢108k in Utility Bills

The Junior Boys Correctional Center and the National Vocational Training Institute at Agona Swedru in the Central Region is owing the Ghana Water...
Volta Vicharles Hotel

Volta Vicharles Hotel found in illegal water connection

The yet-to-be confirmed one-star Hotel allegedly connected a hosepipe bypassing the GWCL metre to a reservoir at a construction site of the Hotel annex. Mr...
cholera

Cholera outbreak in Ghana shot up sanitation expenditure by 300 percent in 2015

The government spent 300 percent more than it had budgeted for on the sanitation sub-sector to arrest the cholera situation that had claimed 247...
Mike Kofi Afflu

Tax Expert To Sue GWCL

A Koforidua based Chartered Accountant; Mike Kofi Afflu has threatened to commence legal actions against the Ghana Water Company Limited if the company does...
GWCL

GWCL makes arrangements for Densu River Dredging

Mr Samuel Yaw Adusei, Deputy Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, who made the announcement in Accra, said the siltation of the Densu...
GWCL

Water Company rejects tariff reduction

According to GWCL, the proposed reduction in tariff could adversely affect its operations and water supply in general across the country. During a recent meeting...
Nana Yaa Jantuah-External Relations Manager, PURC

ECG and GWCL asked to reimburse customers

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has threatened to impose sanctions if the order is not strictly enforced. PURC says it has come to its...

GRA To Collect GH245.5k In Tax Liabilities From Six Institutions

The institutions are the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Volta River Authority (VRA), Ghana Water Company Limited, Tema Oil Refinery, Ghana Heavy Equipment and...

Winneba Water Supply Project Nears Completion

The 370,000 residents of the area would benefit from the 35 million dollar project which was started last year. This was made known when...
water

Don’t force prepaid water meters on citizens

The month of July 2015 witnessed one of the ceaseless attacks on citizenship when the right of each member of the population of the...
River

Galamsey operators pollute River Bia

The Bia River which serves Dormaa-Ahenkro and its surrounding communities is polluted by the activities of ?galamsey? operators. The situation...
GWCL

Former employee sues Ghana Water Company

A former Upper East Regional administrator of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GCWL) has sued the company over his premature retirement. The plaintiff, Joseph Kojo...
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China engraves footprints in Ghana?s development soil

Some 55 years ago, Ghana and the People?s Republic of China entered into diplomatic relations to chart a path of friendship and mutual cooperation. The...
The photo taken on Dec. 23, 2014 shows part of Kpong water supply expansion project, some 80 kilometres from Accra, capital of Ghana. The project, which was launched in June 2011 by China Gezhouba Group Ltd (CGGC) at a cost of 273 million U.S. dollars and funded mainly by China Exim Bank in the form of preferential buyer's credit, has been completed by 99% . The project will produce 40 MGD of water at its full capacity by Feb. 2015, according to Ding Tao, the managing director of the Ghana Branch of CGGC. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

New water project helps bridge supply gap in Ghana’s capital

The Management of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) praised the work delivery of China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC), which has just completed and handed...
Police confiscated an iron ore mining operation belonging to a drugs cartel near Lazaro Cardenas in March

Mining activities threaten Ghana?s water MDG results

The activities of some mining companies still threaten to roll back Ghana?s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) water achievements, a study has concluded. ...
Ghana Cedi

Ghana capital market says, ready to rescue utility companies

Captains of Ghana?s capital market said here on Wednesday that they were ready to assist the country?s utility companies to raise the needed capital...

Sekondi-Takoradi Police Baraks Disconnected For Non-payment Of Water Bills

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has disconnected some police barracks in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis, for non-payment of water bills for the past two...
Climate change

Climate change raises cost of water production in Ghana

As government of Ghana seeks to achieve universal water coverage in 2025, economic activities around sources of raw water in the country have been...
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World Bank grants Ghana $48 million to upgrade water distribution lines in Accra

The World Bank will assist Ghana with 48 million U.S. dollars to upgrade water distribution infrastructure in the capital, the Ghana Water Company Limited...
GWCL

GWCL Rot: Management Failed To Recover Stolen GH?3.7m

... Company On Verge Of Collapse The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) which was established to be a world class utility company delivering quality and...

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