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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...
Kpong Water Supply Expansion Project in Ghana

GWCL to attain 100% access to potable water in Ghana by 2025

The 77th Traditional Scientific and Technical Council and Exhibition has been organized by African Water Association in collaboration with Ghana Water Company Limited with...
debt

Public debt owed GWCL climbs up to GHc100m

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) is owed a total of GHc 100 million in unpaid water bills by some public institutions in the...

GNFS assesses fire hydrants across Ashanti region

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has started carrying out complete and careful examination of fire hydrants spread across the Ashanti Region. ...

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...
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...
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...
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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...
GWCL

Irregular water supply linked to Illegal mining

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has attributed the irregular and shortages of water supply, being experienced by many, to the activities of illegal...
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...
GWCL

Government debt to GWCL affecting smooth operations

The Acting Regional Chief Manager, Ms Janet Atebiya, disclosed this to the GNA during the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the...

TUC warns against killer tariff increments

According to the leadership of the TUC, the review of tariffs must take into account what the workers can afford.?There is a limit to...
Samuel Sarpong Executive-Secretary-PURC

Consumers vow not to pay killer 100 percent increment in tariffs

?We won't pay because we can?t afford them? was the response of some consumers of utilities in the Ashanti Region who attended a public...

Blind man sues GWCL for terminating his appointment

A Visually impaired staff of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has filed a suit against his employers over wrongful termination of his appointment...

GWCL Launches 50th Anniversary Celebrations

The Minister for Water Resource Works and Housing, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman Mensah has launches the 50th anniversary celebration of the Ghana Water Company Limited...
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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. ...
Deputy Education Minister Alex Kyeremeh

Ghana?s Cabinet exempt hospitals, schools from utilities disconnection exercise

Ghana?s cabinet has stopped state-run major utility companies, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and the Ghana Water Company (GWCL), from disconnecting their services...
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...

GWCL to wage war on illegal water connections

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has vowed to wage war on people engaged in illegal water connection to get them punished. Mr. Samson Ampah,...
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...
A local resident is seen with barrels of water in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

African governments score low on water and sanitation services

A majority (55 percent) of Africans have described the handling of water supply and sanitation issues by their governments as "fairly bad" or "very...
WATER PROJECT

Dutch textile firm supports Ghana’s water and sanitation-for-all program

Dutch Textile giants, Vlisco, manufacturers of high quality wax prints, have thrown their weight behind the water and sanitation-for-all program of the government of...

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