WEIJA DAM SPILLAGE- Due to the heavy downpour in the catchment area of the Densu River basin, Management of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has begun minimal spillage of excess water from the dam as at Sunday 11th October, 2020. Management of GWCL therefore wishes to inform members of the general public as well as institutions and organizations who have properties downstream of the dam to take note and act accordingly since information from the Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA) indicates that there will be more rains. Meanwhile the GWCL, NADMO and other sector agencies are making arrangement for the provision of water and other services to the people displaced by the flood. Affected communities include; Tetegu, Oblogo, Pambros Salt, Lower McCarthy Hill, Lower Weija, Bojo Beach, Ada Kopey and surrounding communities.
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THE ASHANTI PRODUCTION

Ashanti Production Region was carved out of the then Ashanti Region on 13th September 2013. It is responsible for the potable water production aspect of GWCL’s mandate as spelt out in the mission of the company. The region is therefore into raw water abstraction, treatment, transmission, storage and water quality monitoring for distribution, billing and commercial activities by Ashanti North and South regions.

Ashanti Production operates five (5) Conventional Water Treatment Plants (CWTPs) and four (4) Groundwater Systems (GWS). The total designed capacity is 67.334Mm3/year and an installed capacity of 57.234Mm3/year.  The five CWTPs are Barekese, Owabi, Mampong, Konongo and Odaso. The GWS are Effiduase-Asokore, Agona, Tepa and New Edubiase.

A new CWTP with a designed capacity of 5.3Mm3/year is currently under construction at Aframso in Kumawu.  In addition, the region operates eight (8) Booster Stations and 23 storage reservoirs with varying capacities ranging from 54m3 to 9,000m3. The total distance covered by the transmission pipelines is 132.8km and are made of steel, DI and HDPE materials with sizes ranging from 200mm to 1050mm diameters.