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Rivers and Lakes Which Were Affected By Galamsey In Ghana

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The works of illegal miners in the country has affected various water bodies in the country. Major source of drinking water to our homes and industries have been destroyed. Today let us look at some rivers or water bodies in Ghana that were destroyed or polluted by galamsey operators.

1. River Densu

This water body is a very large river which supply drinking water to both greater Accra and the Western region. It is situated around the Weija Dam and it is used for industrial and other purposes.


2. River Ankobra

This river was also pulluted and all usage needs to be stopped. Pollution of this water body killed a lot of living organisms in the river.

3. River Pra.

It looks like Ghana's finest rivers have all been polluted due to galamsey. The river PRA also got affected by the works of illegal miners.

4. River Butre.

This river is in the Western part of the country.

However the government has put various measures in place to prevent illegal miners from operating.

Please tell us the rivers or lakes in your locality which was also affected.

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Galamsey Ghana River Ankobra River Densu Weija Dam

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