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THE CENTRAL REGION

REGIONAL CHIEF MANAGER

MR. KWASI Y. ABEBERESE

Mr. Kwasi Yeboah Abebrese is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana. He holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA) obtained from University of Ghana, Legon, and a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma in Education (which run concurrently) from the University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast.

He joined Ghana Water Company Limited in April 1993. He started as District Commercial Officer in Madina District and worked through several ranks in Accra Tema Metropolitan Area (ATMA) Regions of GWCL. He became a Finance Manager in 2006 and continued to serve as such till June 2019.

Prior to his transfer to Upper East Region as a Regional Chief Manager, he was the Regional Finance Manager for Tema Region. He was appointed Regional Chief Manager for Upper East Region in July 2019 and is currently the Regional Chief Manager for Central Region.

Mr. Abebrese has had the opportunity in the past to do a work study with South Staffordshire Water PLC., Walsall, United Kingdom and Vitens of the Netherlands.

He has over 25 years of experience in the water supply industry which cuts across Commercial and Finance and Operations. He has to his credit a number of mini-publications.

The Central Region

Central Region occupies a total size of 9,826km².  The region shares borders on the east with the Greater Accra Region, on the North with Ashanti and Eastern Regions and on the West with Western Region.  With the exception of Upper Denkyira West, Assin North Municipal and Assin South District Assemblies, GWCL is represented in the seventeen (17) remaining urban centres of the districts.

Water Supply Systems

Currently, the Region operates and maintains a total of nine (9) water supply production systems with an installed capacity of 136,830m³/d.  Those systems are managed by the Operations Manager with support from nine (9) station officers.  Dunkwa and Twifo Praso however rely on groundwater as the source of production whilst the remaining systems are surface based treatment systems.

Sources of Raw Water

Kwanyaku Headworks                   –           Ayensu River

Sekyere Hemang Headworks        –           Pra River

Baifikrom Headworks                    –           Ochi Amisa River

Brimsu Headworks                         –           Kakum River

Essakyir Headworks                       –           Ochi Nakwa River

Breman Asikuma Headworks       –           Ochi River

Winneba Headworks                      –           Ayensu River

 

Districts in the Central Region (10)

The Central Region has ten (10) operational districts namely: Saltpond, Winneba, Swedru, Dunkwa, Elmina, Essakyir, Buduburam, Bisease, Cape Coast North and Cape Coast South.

Cape Coast North District

District Manager: Mr. Samuel Kofi Owusu

Contact: 0241104544

Office Location: Near New Cape Coast Stadium

Community Coverage: Jukwa, Twifo Praso Pedu, Abura. The major institutions include the University of Cape Coast and Wesley Girls High School.

, Augustine, Mfantsipim, Wesley Girls High School, Ghana National, Aggrey Memorial, Our Lady of Apostles.

Swedru District

District Manager: Mr. Fred W. Nyarko

Contact: 0247583845

Office Location: Swedru Bungalow Area. Behind District Assembly

Community Coverage: Swedru township, Bawjiase, Asafo, Kwanyako, Nkum, Duakwa, Mensahkrom, Nyakrom, Abodom, Kunduase, Nsaba, Afransie, Mankrom Junction.

Major customers in these districts are Swedru Secondary School, Sachet water producers, Ayensu Starch Factory.

Winneba District

District Manager:  Mr. Joseph Benin

Contact No: 0244931883

District Office Location: Adjacent Winneba High Court

Tel: 0332322088

Community Coverage: Apam to Gyengyenase, Okyereko, Mumford, Winneba township, Pomadze, University of Education, Ateitu, Ghana Hostel, Windy Lodge Hotel

Saltpond District

District Manager – Mr. Joseph Benin

Contact Number – 0508679256/0244931883

District Office Location – Eguabado

The district stretches from Essakyir, Mankessim, Saltpond Anomabo, Ekonabaze, Ekoti, Abandze, Suprundo, Otuam, Serafo Kokodo, etc.

Key customers are Mfantsipim Girls High School, Saltpond and Ceramics among others.

Elmina District

District Manager: Mr. Benjamin Mfodwo

Contact: 0246432578

Office Location: Adjacent KEEA District Assembly Office

Tel: 0332096399

Community Coverage: Elmina to Komenda Abrem Agona.

The major customers include Nduom Group of Companies, Elmina Beach Resort, Komenda Sugar Factory, Edinaman Secondary School, and Prison Service.

Dunkwa District

District Manager: Mr. Ben Benefo

Contact: 0248788661

Office Location: Dunkwa Low Cost near Court Building

Tel: 0332150051

Community Coverage: Dunkwa Township including Attechem, Mfuom, Bibianiha, Boamponsem SHS area. Currently there are no major consumer as customers are predominately low/average customers.

Essakyir District

District Manager: Mr. Joseph Sunny Acquah

Contact: 0246433916

Office Location: Esuehyia (Off Accra Takoradi Highway) adjacent ECG Office

Community Coverage: Essakyir town, Essuehyia, Suprundo, Otuam, Serafo Kokodo, Ekumpoano, Ekoti, Eyisam, Edukuma, Asaafa, Ekumfi Fruit Juice Company, Narkwa.

Bisease District

District Manager: Mr. Emmanuel Freeman Essel

Contact: 0242659370

Office Location: Near Abensia

Community Coverage: Bisease town, Ajumako, Mando, Hasowodze, Entumbil, Ba, Ochiso, Kokoben, Assasan, Abensia, Essiam, Amia, Asikuma, Upper and Lower Bobikuma.

Cape Coast South District

District Manager: Mr. Isaac Essilfie

Contact: 0243253085

Office Location: Opposite Cape Coast Castle

Community Coverage: Cape Coast township, Abura Dukwa, Nkanfoa, Moree, Amosima. Second Cycle Institutions such as Mfantsipim SHS, Adisadel SHS, St. Augustines SHS, Ghana National SHS, Aggrey Memorial SHS, Our Lady of Apostles Teacher Training.

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