WOP: Vitens and Ghana Water Company Limited

WOP: Vitens and Ghana Water Company Limited

Nursiwan, SENursiwan, SE   December 18, 2013  
 

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This project aims to contribute to improved health of the Ghanaian people in the service areas of the Ghana Water Company Limited

GENERAL WOP INFORMATION

December 01, 2011 - December 01, 2014
Was the code of conduct followed?
Yes link
Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
Yes
Mentor motivations
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • New opportunities/challenges for employees
  • Solidarity principles
WOPs facilitator
Other

PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

Other supporting organizations
Implementing partner:
- International Water Association (IWA)

Supporting Partners:
- Water Resources Commission
- ProNet

Associate partners:
- CONIWAS
- Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing
- Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC)
- Environmental Protection Agency

Financial Partners:
- European Union Water Facility (72%)
- VEI (14%)
- IWA (2%)
- Local GWCL (11%)
Total cost of WOP ($)
1,564,580.00

THEMES AND OBJECTIVES

Themes
  • Asset management
  • Business planning and financial management
  • Public awareness and promotion of water services
  • Water quality management

Objectives
The project objective is to contribute towards improved health of the Ghanaian population in the service areas of Ghana Water Company Ltd. by ensuring high quality, sustainable national water quality testing, monitoring and surveillance. The project aims to do so by:

- The Establishment of a National Institutional Framework.
- Improving capacity and laboratory skills.
- Equipping the central laboratory of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) (the CWQ-Hub).
- Establishing regional water quality monitoring centers attached to GWCL.
- Raising awareness on the importance of water quality.
- Setting up a Business Case.

WOPS ACTIVITIES

What types of activities were carried out to help develop operator capacity?
  • Classroom training
  • On the job training

RESULTS



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