Past events

Past events

Find articles, programmes, presentations and other issues from past events in the water and sanitation sector in Ghana.

PURC urges public to report unsatisfactory service

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has urged the public to report any unsatisfactory service rendered by the utility companies to their offices for redress to ensure a healthy relationship between service providers and consumers.

Ghana selected to benefit from HSBC Group’s $100m Water Programme

British multinational banking firm, the HSBC Group has launched a five-year $100 million water programme and selects Ghana to be one of the beneficiary countries of the project.

Ghana Water Company restores Daboase water clarifier

Essipon WR, June 18, GNA – The default water clarifier at the Daboase intake and treatment plant of the Ghana Urban Water Company Limited, has been reconstructed to boost water production in the Western Region.

World Bank predicts annual cost of treating solid waste rising to $375b by 2025

The annual cost of solid waste management is projected to rise from the current $205 billion to $375 billion, according to a new, far-reaching World Bank report on the state of municipal solid waste around the world

NGO believes protecting wetlands, mangroves could control climate change

Mr. Balertey Gormey, Project Officer of the Coastal Resources Centre, a non-governmental organisation, on Wednesday said protecting wetlands and mangroves was crucial in reducing the impact of global warming and climate change.

IFC taps public-private partnerships to boost water, sanitation services in Africa

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is hosting a conference that will bring together 125 participants from across sub-Saharan Africa to help increase the capacity of key policy makers to accelerate access to safe and reliable water and sanitation services through targeted and well structured public-private partnerships (PPP) projects.

8th annual Environmental Film Festival launched in Accra

Dr Iyabode Olusami, the United Nations Children’s Fund Representative in Ghana, has revealed that the lack of access to clean water and sanitation is taking a heavy toll on the lives of Ghanaian children.

UN launches new website to track progress of MDGs

The United Nations on June 6, 2012 launched an online platform that will track the progress of the financial and policy commitments made by countries towards realizing the anti-poverty and social development targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Former Deputy Minister for Water Resources Works and Housing passes on

The former deputy Minister for Water Resources Works and Housing and current independent member of parliament for Wulensi, Alhaji Saani Iddi has passed on after a short illness at the Korle bu teaching hospital Accra.

Monitoring for Action - IRC at African Water Week 4

Water and sanitation for development

Activities of IRC at the AfWW-4 will focus on Monitoring for Action: Improving WASH Sector Performance and Sustainable Service Delivery, on which IRC will lead a session on 17 May together with Water and Sanitation for Africa (WSA).

The IRC delegation at the AfWW-4 will be composed of experts and staff members from various countries including Ghana, Uganda, Ethiopia and The Netherlands.