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Ing. John Eric Kwofie

Regional Chief Manager

Ing. John Eric Kwofie is a Professional Engineer with specialisation in Urban Hydraulics and Sanitary Engineering, Groundwater Resources Management, and Integrated Water Resources Planning and Management.

He holds a Master of Science degree in Water Resources Engineering and Management from the University Stuttgart, Germany. He also has to his credit a Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. Until then, he held a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering also from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

Until his appointment as a Chief Manager responsible for Volta Regional Operations in May 2021, he was a Manager in charge of Operations at the Head Office, Accra.

Ing. Kwofie joined GWCL as an Engineer in the year 2007 under the erstwhile Aqua Vitens Rand Limited (AVRL), Head Office Operations, Accra. Whiles with AVRL, he performed several roles including Groundwater Resources Manager, Pro-Poor Project Manager, Production and Distribution Manager respectively. Until then, he worked as a Regional Coordinator with the German Technical Cooperation’s (GTZ) Water Supply projects in the Eastern and Volta Regions of Ghana, between the year 2004 and 2007, of which 37 communities benefitted.

He has also worked as a Production Manager between the year 2013 and 2019 in the Central and Volta Regions of Ghana.

He is a Senior member of the Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE), and has over 17 years of experience in the water sector, with emphasis on both rural and urban water operations and management.

The Volta Region

There are 7 operational districts, with 2 operational Sub-districts namely; Ho, Dayi, Kpando, Hohoe, Sogakope, Keta, Ketu, Jasikan and Juapong respectively.

Water Supply Systems

  • The region operates 28 Systems. These are:
  • 4 Headworks – Kpeve, Agordome, Hohoe and Juapong.
  • 1 Spring system – Tsito
  • 23 Mechanized Boreholes

Installed Capacities

The total installed capacity of 37,585m3 per day

Major Achievements and Milestones

  • Costly electro-mechanical breakdowns have been reduced by scheduling planned maintenance activities during power outages.
  • Reduction in the maintenance cost of vehicles by acquiring the needed logistics for jobs to be carried out in the region.
  • Replacement of 1 No highlift pump and the addition of 1 No lowlift pump at Kpeve Headworks.
  • Addition of 1 No borehole at Tsito to supplement the treatment plant.
  • Refurbishment of civil structures at Kpeve and Agordome Headworks.
  • Installation of surface pump at the Lowlift Pumping Station at Hohoe Headworks as a result of frequent breakdown of the submersible pumps. Downtimes have been reduced in the process.
  • Replacement of 2 No penstock valves at the filter station at Kpeve Headworks to stop excessive leakages during treatment.
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