In some regions of the nation, the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has started regulating water.
The dry season and water body contamination in the Greater Accra, Western Ashanti, Central, and Northern Regions are blamed for this.
“With the onset of the dry season, the entire country is expected to experience challenges with water supply because of the depletion of raw water from the various water bodies. As a result, consumers may encounter erratic flow of water in some parts of the country, especially the Greater Accra, Ashanti, Central, Western and the Northern Regions,” GWCL said in a statement.
“Management therefore wishes to call on all to be part of the solution, hence, consumers are advised to strictly adhere to the following conservation measures; cease indiscriminate watering of lawns with treated water, moderate the use of treated water for car washing by resorting to the use of buckets, instead of hosing, shut all taps when not in use, repair all leakages in your homes, like overflowing reservoirs and dripping taps, valves, etc. (the little drops also swell your water bills.)
Immediately notify the nearby GWCL District offices, Customer Service Centers, and Fault Offices if any burst pipes and leaks.
Report any individuals involved in unauthorized connections, by-passes, or other malpractices against GWCL, according to the statement made by Stanley Martey, Head of PR & Communications.
Author: Vincent Kubi