Tag Archives: GWCL

Investigate gov’t officials over ‘unprofitable’ desalination plant – PUWU

The Public Utility Workers Union (PUWU), wants government to institute a thorough investigation into the various roles played by public officials who negotiated the agreement for the construction of a Water Desalination Plant at Teshie in the Greater Accra Region. The investigation is to ascertain whether the GWCL and Ghanaians were not short-changed in the deal. According to PUWU, the ...

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We’ll end revenue leakages – GWCL board

The members of the Ghana Water Company Limited governing board have pledged to end revenue leakages in the company’s operations. According to the board, though the task given to them by the president is huge, they will not to let Ghanaians down. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Chairman of the board, Alexander Afenyo Markin, said the new board of directors ...

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Water production improves after galamsey fight – GWCL

The Ghana Water Company has told Citi News that the recent fight against illegal small-scale mining popularly known as ‘galamsey’ is yielding positive results for quality water production in the country. It says stakeholders must not relent in their efforts to address the galamsey menace to sustain the production of quality water for Ghanaians. Prior to the launch of the ...

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Galamsey cuts water production to only 60%

The Ghana Water Company limited (GWCL), has lamented effects of illegal mining activities on its production capacity, as it currently produces forty percent below its national production capacity. According to the company, almost all of its major treatment plants across the country have been shut down. Speaking to Citi News, the Head of Corporate Communications at the Ghana Water Company, Stanley ...

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GWCL outlines contingencies ahead of Barekese dam closure

The Ashanti Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), has said special arrangements for emergency services in the Kumasi metropolis have been made ahead of the closure of the Barekese dam tomorrow, Tuesday. This follows a release from GWCL which stated that, “the Barekese Headworks of the Ghana Water Company Ltd will be shut down from Tuesday ...

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Empty hydrants due to Trade Fair’s indebtedness – GWCL

Following the revelation that there was no water in the hydrants around the scene of the Labadi gas explosion, particularly the International Trade Fair Centre, Ghana Water Company Limited has indicated it had disconnected water supply to the area. The Head of Corporate Communications at the GWCL, Stanley Martey, explained that this was because the Trade Fair has not paid ...

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No water in hydrants at Labadi explosion site – Fire Service

The Ghana Fire Service has revealed there was no water running through the fire hydrants around the site of the Labadi gas explosion on Thursday evening. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, the Director of Public Affairs, Billy Anaglate said this forced the fire trucks to move all the way to Makola in Accra to refill the fire trucks to ...

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We’ve enough water for Adentan but…  – GWCL

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GCWL) has said it has enough treated water for residents of the Adentan municipality and surrounding areas. This follows complaints by some residents in the municipality about difficulties in accessing potable water. But speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show on Monday, Head of Corporate Communications at the Ghana Water Company, Stanley Martey said those making ...

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