Govt will this yr invest approximated funds of ¢1.5 billion in drinking water growth projects, the Handling Director of the Ghana Water Enterprise Minimal (GWCL), Ing. Dr Clifford Braimah has said.
The move is to boost the distribution of h2o across the region.
Speaking to Host of Primary Morning Show, Daniel Dadzie, GWCL manager discovered the projects will be funded from the 2020 funds.
“I really don’t consider the Covid-19 pandemic will affect the financial investment in the water jobs. These are committed funds for the project and if you communicate of Covid-19 drinking water is also critical,” he said.
Construction of some projects scheduled to have commenced in the 1st quarter of 2020 had to be postponed thanks to the outbreak of the coronavirus and the subsequent imposition of constraints.
But Dr Braimah indicated performs will resume straight away the limits on the region are eased.
There have been experiences of water shortage in some parts of the nation these kinds of as Tema, Nungua and Dansoman and many others producing it difficult for inhabitants of these communities to notice World Overall health Organisation (WHO) safety protocols of standard hand washing in the wake of Covid-19.
But Dr. Braimah said the emergency maintenance carried out in the Tema enclave has been accomplished and that h2o supply to the affected houses restored.
GWCL Manager bemoaned the illegal connection some folks continue to interact in a phenomenon he explained is influencing the revenue of the organization.
Dr. Braimah also appealed to Ghanaians to store adequate h2o considering that supplies from his outfit can not meet people desire.