The Sanitation Minister has declared that water tankers will be strategically stationed in communities that really don’t have a common source of water to ensure a regular drinking water provide.
Speaking on the Tremendous Early morning Display on Wednesday, Cecilia Dapaah reported that this initiative will come as section of the offer available by the President to supply a continuous drinking water offer to citizens throughout the coronavirus outbreak for three months.
“2000 litre tanks are going to be place in strategic sites so that as soon as the tankers get there they can offload the h2o. So that turnaround is well timed and they can return to get h2o for some other individuals,” she explained.
“For our vital providers, our hospitals, clincis, and other health support suppliers have also been looked at [under the initiative]. At Korle Bu, for occasion, we have just modified the pipe from a 2-inch pipe to a 6-inch pipe so that the volume of h2o flowing at any provided point will be additional.”
“For Tema Common Hospital, we’ve also transformed their pipes and we have also served them with bottled h2o so that the healthcare facility staff members can have access to drinking h2o [in the hospital],” she additional.
The general public is inspired to dial through to the Ghana Drinking water Corporation Minimal (GWCL) connect with centre or the Community H2o and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) should really they have issues with h2o provide or the initiative.
The numbers for GWCL are 0555123393, 05551555524, or 0207385087, 0207385088.
The quantities for CWSA are 0266778566 and 0208384735.
The Minister also stated that shoppers of CWSA will also be delivered water centered on their common h2o use and folks who use tokens at stand pipes will also be provided less than this initiative.
She appealed to the community to not tamper with the drinking water pipelines to disrupt service to houses and inspired them to use the water judiciously.