The Ghana Water Company Limited has shut down its Kyebi Treatment Plant due to high turbidity caused by unlicensed miners, sometimes known as galamseyers, who continue to pollute the river Birim. The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, made this known during a courtesy call on him by the Association of Small-Scale Miners.
The Ghana Water Organization Limited (GWCL) says it might close down its creation in Tamale and its environs in the Northern Area because of the forthcoming spillage of the Bagre dam. In a public statement gave on Tuesday, September 20, it made sense of that the move is to safeguard its gear and establishments.
The Managing Director of the Ghana Water Company Limited, Dr. Clifford A. Braimah supported the just-ended Farmers' Day Celebration with the donation of a brand new Apsonic motorcycle valued in excess of Ghc 8,000. The gesture made on behalf of him by the Chairman of the NPP in the Daboya/Mankarigu Constituency was in recognition of the hardwork and effort put in by the farmers year in and out to feed the nation.
Illegal mining activities, also known as galamsey, have detrimental effects on the development of the country. Galamsey causes deaths and diseases or illnesses. The activity also makes water bodies dangerous to human or animal lives. The use of cyanide and mercury during illegal mining activity causes health issues in the kidneys, lungs and heart.
The Ghana Water Company Limited has proposed 334% to the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) for review and approval. The GWCL held a stakeholder consultative meeting yesterday in Accra to deliberate on the reasons behind its proposal and the way forward. Public Relations Officer (PRO) for GWCL, Mr. Stanley Martey, has disclosed that, the Cedi-to-Dollar ratio and sudden increase in prices of materials used in their operations in the global market influenced their 334% tariff increment proposal.
The rise in the cost of living has taken sharp in the country. Ghanaians are massively complaining about the incessant rise in the prices of goods and services. However, on today's bite on Johnnie's Hughes show, Johnnie's bite, he unleashed several critical critics at the Government.
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) is warning of imminent water crisis in the Central Region if unrestrained illegal mining (galamsey) continues at the pace it is going – things remain as they are. Kwasi Abebrese, the Central Regional Manager of the Water Company, has cast the situation as ‘dire’.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) claims that Ghanaians' current poverty will worsen as a result of the country's utility service providers' proposal for increases in the prices of power and water. The plans, which range from 37 to 334 percent, according to the Union, "have a huge potential to turn the economic crisis into a social and political catastrophe that will be more difficult to address."
The Ghana Water Company Limited proposed 334% to the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) for review and approval. The company has mentioned a number of factors that have influenced its proposal which is mainly in relation to resources and revenue to run its activities. Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the GWCL, Mr. Stanley Martey, has admonished Ghanaians to accept to pay the proposed increased tariff to enable the company to render efficient services to the public.
Muslim community leaders in the Ashanti Region are concerned about the ongoing water shortage, particularly as Eid al-Adha celebrations get underway in Kumasi. On the current affairs and politics program GhanAkoma on Monday, July 11, the regional Chief Imam, Sheikh Abdul Mumin Haruna, sounded concerned.
Eyal Leshamn, Lesico CEO Residents of some communities in the Volta region who are tormented by an ongoing 85-million-euro water supply rehabilitation and expansion project being executed by a leading Isreali company, Lesico Infrastructure, are suffering hardship never befitting of Ghanaians, for they have not been compensated, even though the project has devastated them.
The latest information coming from the Ashanti Region of Ghana reveals that, Consumers in the Region, have stood up against the Utility Service Providers, on their proposed tariff increment. This comes following the recent announcement, by the Utility Service Providers (Electricity Company of Ghana-ECG, and the Ghana Water Company Limited-GWCL), to increase their tariff by over a 100%.
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has issued an amnesty for its arrears customers. Stanley Martey, the water company's Head of Communications, announced the news in a statement. He stated that management will issue the following amnesty to all defaulting clients in August 2022.
Due to flooding and overflow of the Birim and Densu rivers, The Ghana Water Company Limited has shut down two of its treatment facilities. As a result of the weekend's heavy rains, which caused the two rivers to flood, the Akim-Oda and Densuano treatment plans were shut down.
The Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper Kwesi Prat has advised the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to cut down their obtrusive lifestyle. This news came as a shocking revelation to the Ghanaian citizens and one of the people who does not understand why a company that claims to be broke will be sharing big hampers and expensive diaries.
Boss Chief of the Ghana Water Organization Restricted (GWCL), Serina Kwakye Mintah, has uncovered that private buyers in the Upper West Locale are owing to the organization over ¢2 million. As indicated by her, the month to month utilization of water by these buyers adds up to ¢630,000.
On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) announced that its Weija plant will be temporarily shut down. The stoppage, according to a statement made by the GWCL on March 22, 2022, is to allow the ECG to finish its expansion work on the plant.
Lydia Forson is adding her voice to the determined expansion in costs of labor and products in Ghana
Aside from the fuel costs that have been on the ascent, service bills among others have likewise been on the ascent. The Electricity Company of Ghana in another report has proposed a 148% addition for 2022. The administration of the Ghana Water Company (GWCL) has likewise proposed a 334% expansion in water tax.
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), wishes to announce to its cherished consumers of a nationwide water rationing. The company has informed all its district offices in the country to announce to an to the public, days when water will be flowing so that they can store enough.
Residents of Tamale and its environs will have to prepare for brief periods of water scarcity. As a result, the management of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in the Northern Region issued a statement stating that they may have to temporarily shut down the Nawuni Water Treatment Plant, which serves a larger population of consumers in the Region, as the only measure to protect their installations due to rising water levels from the Bagre Dam spillage.