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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SENIOR MANAGEMENT - RICHARD APPIAH OTOO

Richard Appiah Otoo

Chief Manager 

(Technology & Innovation)

Ing. Richard Appiah Otoo is the Chief Manager responsible for the company’s technology direction with key focus on commercial and operational efficiency. Prior to this position, he was the chief manager for Geographical Information Services (GIS). He is currently responsible for the GIS and Network Modeling Unit, Information Technology Unit, Metering, Instrumentation and Non-Revenue Water Unit, as well as the Research and Development Unit. Prior to this, he was the Manager for the GIS Department and also led the Non-Revenue Water and Prepaid Metering Technical teams under AVRL. He joined GWCL as an Engineer and has worked in the Water and Technology sector since 2003. He worked in the past as Team Leader for the Commercialization of Sierra Leone Water Company under the African Development Bank, Consultant for United Nations FAO; Project Advisor UN Habitat on Water for African Cities project, GIS Consultant to the German Technical Co-operation, Consultant for Nokia Siemens Networks NV in Gabon and Ghana on Fiber Optics projects.

He is a professional member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Ghana Institution of Engineers, Project Management Institute, American Water Works Association, and International Water Association. He has received numerous awards including 2015 International Planetary Urbanism prize initiated by ARCH+ together with the German Federal Foreign Office and German Advisory Council on Global Change, 2009 Commonwealth Scholar given by the British Government, 2013 MASHAV Scholar given by the Israeli Foreign Affairs Ministry, 2011 African Geospatial Excellence Award among others.