NGO calls on government to reopen Teshie Desalination plant – Ghana

A Non-Governmental Organization called, Water for Rural Africa has called on the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) and the government to expedite the re-opening of the Teshie Desalination plant. GWCL ordered the shutdown of the plant effective January 1, 2018, for a renegotiation of the contractual agreement between the company and the managers of the plant, Messrs Befessa. Residents of Teshie, Nungua and other surrounding communities, have experienced poor quality and inconsistency in water supply to the area following the shutdown of the desalination plant. According to them, they receive water only twice each week, which takes place at […]

NGO calls on government to reopen Teshie Desalination plant – Ghana2018-02-27T12:59:43+01:00

Teshie, Nungua residents struggle for water – Ghana

Residents of Teshie, Nungua and other surrounding communities have expressed their dissatisfaction at the quality and consistency of water supply to the area following the shutdown of the desalination plant by the Ghana Water Company. According to them, they received water two or three days in a week and it comes at dawn making life unbearable for them. Others also complain bitterly about the quality of the water, lamenting that it has a brownish colour with an unpleasant smell and poses serious health risks to them. The Ghana Water Company directed the shutdown of the plant effective January 1, […]

Teshie, Nungua residents struggle for water – Ghana2018-02-02T13:53:35+01:00

Background to “Teshie Desalination Plant still off-line – water rationed” Ghana – Teshie / Nungua

The Public Utility Workers’ Union has expressed concern about the agreement between the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) and Messrs Befessa, for the production of portable water from sea water for supply to Teshie Nungua and its environs in Greater Accra. A statement signed and issued by the General Secretary of PUWU, Mr Michael Adumatta Nyantakyi on Monday said the GWCL faces an imminent collapse as a result of the said agreement and therefore called on government to conduct a thorough investigation into the role played by public officials who negotiated the agreement.

 

The investigation, PUWU said would help to ascertain […]

Background to “Teshie Desalination Plant still off-line – water rationed” Ghana – Teshie / Nungua2017-11-23T18:41:46+01:00

Teshie Desalination Plant still off-line – water rationed Ghana – Teshie / Nungua

The Teshie Desalination Plant has been out of operation for the past couple of weeks as a result of some technical challenges. Due to the shutdown, the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) is now rationing water to the people of Teshie and Nungua. The Public Relations Officer of GWCL, Stanley Martey, who confirmed the developments to Citi News, noted that water is now being supplied on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from Kpone. “We have a few challenges with the plant. We are trying to resolve it. But what we are doing now is to supply water to Teshie and Nungua […]

Teshie Desalination Plant still off-line – water rationed Ghana – Teshie / Nungua2017-11-23T18:41:32+01:00
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