The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has a vision to be world class water utility, Managing Director, Dr. Clifford Braimah has said.
The company he said is committed this vision by meeting the increasing demand for better service delivery.
GCWL he said ‘’is committed to the efficient management of our core business of production and distribution of potable water and having an effective customer management system in the urban areas.
Dr. Clifford Braimah made these remarks at the opening ceremony at the 77th Scientific and Technical Council Meeting organized by the African Water Association in collaboration with GWCL.
The goal of GWCL he added is to attain 100 percent access to portable water in urban Ghana by year 2025.
Government of Ghana he indicated has bought into the goal and will work closely with GWCL to attain that goal.
‘’Even as we grow, we will keep our focus on doing what is right. We shall be committed to the provision of portable water to customers, irrespective of their status.
The GWCL has set up Low Income Consumer Unit to take care of the low income areas of the urban centres.
The accomplishment of GWCL he stressed would not have been possible without the commitment and effort of ‘’our dedicated staff and Board of Directors, he added.
‘’Our sector ministry did not leave us in abeyance, but has been supportive of the processes. The passion of all stakeholders has been aspiring. I am very thankful to all these parties for the continuous commitment. I wish to also thank our governments, post and present for having the confidence in the GWCL which has over the years been driven force behind the success of the water in Ghana.’’
The Africa Water Association is a professional Association of Institutions and individual in the water and sanitation industry.
It was founded in 1980 in Abidjan with 18 members but currently have over 100 members from 40 countries in Africa which includes Water and Sanitation Utilities, NGos, Research Institutions, Academics, and the Private Sector.
The goals and philosophy of AfWA is basically to facilitate the development of professional capacity in all areas of water and sanitation, to coordinate the search of knowledge and latest development in the technical, legal, administrative and economic fields for drinking water production and supply, and sanitation.
The association also aims at promoting the exchange of information on strategies, processes and procedures of water production, supply and sanitation.
In realizing these goals, scientific and technical meetings are organized as platforms for members throughout Africa to share experiences and knowledge through technical sessions, seminars, workshops, and so on.