The Taking care of Director of the Ghana H2o Organization (GWCL) has exposed that old water pipes in urban spots of the state are portion of the reasons latest drinking water offer issues to homes.
Dr Clifford Braimah disclosed on the Tremendous Early morning Exhibit, Tuesday that some pipelines are as outdated as 55 and 92 yrs and are prolonged overdue for an upgrade.
The GWCL has been receiving grievances for months now on tiny to no water source in individual regions.
He discussed that the provide troubles are not only a result of outdated pipes but also the truth that structures by other events are being manufactured on land with pipelines belonging to the Organization.
“The way we also use our land is a challenge. Now if Ghana H2o Organization desires to substitute a lot of the pipes, the payment we would be paying would be far more than the value of the challenge.
“All our locations with pipelines have been created on now,” he disclosed speaking on the Tremendous Early morning Demonstrate, Tuesday.
“All demarcations for utility strains are delivered and the a variety of municipal and metropolitan assemblies are knowledgeable. We go just one working day [to a line site] and somebody has set a composition there. From time to time you want to swap the pipeline but you have to pay back payment to the person.”
“We don’t have jurisdiction about people varieties of items. It’s the nearby authorities. We have obtain to our land but they are the people who give authorization for the buildings.”
The MD says that even although the GWCL is doing every thing probable to up grade the aged pipelines, he explained, “as a producing region means are confined. If this had been finished about the many years as we are performing now, I’m certain I would not have been confronted with this substantial challenge.”
“We are carrying out our necessary finest to make positive that we get the troubles although wanting beyond nowadays, what we would also depart as a legacy for folks,” he included.