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Water Resources Commission (WRC)

WRC suggests collaborative approach to saving degraded water bodies

Mr Aaron Aduna, Officer in charge of the White Volta Basin at the Water Resources Commission (WRC) in Bolgatanga, has called for increased collaboration...
Rural Water Sanitation Hygiene (RWASH)

Sanitation and Water Ministry Find Smart Ideas to Improve Sector

Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, has said the Ministry is making the appropriate effort to inject efficiency in the...

African Water Facility Funds Book On Re-optimising Dams

A book titled “Dams, Development and Downstream Communities: Implications for Re-optimising the operations of the Akosombo and Kpong Dams in Ghana”, was on Friday...
Mekong River Water

Trans-boundary cooperation is of vital value to Ghana’s Volta Basin

Mr Aaron Aduna, Upper East Regional Coordinator of the Water Resources Commission, has said there is the need for committed investments in regional and...

Water Resources Commission to establish a unit for dam safety

The Water Resources Commission (WRC) is to establish a Dam Safety Unit that will inspect and ensure that dams and bridges are constructed in...

Illegal Mining In Ghana Affects Ivory Coast Lagoons

A delegation from Ivory Coast would today hold diplomatic talks with Ghanaian officials over effects of illegal mining in Ghana having rippling effects in...
Court

10 Illegal Miners Reminded For The 3rd Time

The Sekondi High Court One, on Monday remanded into prison custody for the third time, five Chinese and their five Ghanaian counterparts who were...
Wpid Unescologo

UNESCO Ready To Strengthen Water Security

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has called for the harnessing of the contributions of science and innovation for water security. Mr...
Beijing has strengthened its environmental protection in recent years, with special areas demarcated in Miyun Reservoir to protect resources and water quality of the capital. A herd of swans are flying over the reservoir. (Photo by He Yong from People's Daily)

All steps must be taken to protect, conserve Ghana’s freshwater

All steps must be taken to protect and conserve all of Ghana's fresh water bodies across the country in order to avoid shortage of...
Fish

Ghana Fall Short In Fish Production

Madam Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye, the Minister-designate for Fisheries and Aquaculture, has disclosed that the country has huge fish production deficit with over 600,000...
water

Keep your water resources protected – WRC

She said water has no substitute and should, therefore, be owned, protected and treated as a precious mineral by those living around and depending...
waterfalls

Tour Operators To Conserve Water Bodies For Attraction

The Union noted that among the committees of the Water Resources Commission, there were no tourism interests to be part of the decision making...
Water Resources Commission

Water scarcity to hit Ghana

He said right now, Ghana is economically water scarce resources country and needed to manage its water resources sustainably. The WRC Engineer said Ghana has...
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...
Journalists

Journalists schooled on environmental reporting

All 30 journalists attending a media training in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Monday agreed that there was need to do more stories on...
A lady in search of water.

Fluoride level contribute to water scarcity in Bongo

Mr Nicholas Atubiga, Bongo District Crop Officer, has said underground water in the district contained a high concentration of flouride, thus causing dental fluorosis,...
Open Defecation

Stakeholders assess water and sanitation situation in U/E

Open defecation in the Bolgatanga Municipality continues to be a bane to quality water supply to the people, Mr Aaron Aduna, Basin Officer of...
WATER PROJECT

NGO’s find ways to improve Water and sanitation in the C/R

The Water Resources Commission (WRC) in collaboration with Global Water Partnership (GWP) has organized a stakeholders? workshop to assess water and sanitation situation in...
White Volta

Upper East Region paves way the the protection of water bodies

  It is needless stressing the point that in our quest to develop as a nation, ensuring the sustainable management of our water resources is...

GEMP support communities in Upper West Region

The Ghana Environmental Management Project (GEMP), has supported many communities in the Upper West Region to form and reactivate community environmental management committees. Forty-three communities...
EPA Ghana

Human activities degrading the land-EPA

The Upper East Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Agency, Mr Asher Nkegbe, has observed that human activities accounted for the major causes of...

Encroaching Kolaa River

-Rivers play significant roles in human lives, but over the years, human activities coupled with a changing climate which manifests through erratic rainfall pattern...

Stakeholders Urged To Support Buffer Zone Project

Mr Asher Nkegbe, Upper East Regional Director of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has called for stakeholder support for the implementation of the Buffer Zone...
water bodies

WRC To Establish River Basin Secretariats

The Water Resources Commission (WRC) has adopted an integrated cross-sector approach towards the tackling of peculiar problems faced by river basin catchment areas to...
Wpid Drinking Water

The Need To Change Behavior Towards Water Usage

Mr Bernard Ampomah, Executive Secretary of the Water Resources Commission (WRC), has reiterated the need for a change in behavior towards the use of...
Journalists

30 Journalists Trained In Water Management

About 30 journalists and media practitioners in the Upper West Region have undergone training in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) with a call on...