MSWR, WRC TO TEST GROUNDWATER IN ACCRA.
The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources in collaboration with the Water Resources Commission (WRC) will be undertaking a monitoring exercise aimed at testing the quality of water source from boreholes across diverse communities.
The Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Dr Freda Akosua Prempeh in Her interaction with the Media underlined the pivotal objective of the undertaking the exercise which is to ensure that consumers have access to safe and high quality water from underground water.
The Minister further stressed that the initiative aims at providing data-driven insight to policymakers and enhance water safety infrastructure. The exercise will begin in the Adentan and Ga-West Municipalities in the Greater Accra Region and will subsequently take place in other part of the Country. Highlighting the pervasive issue of neglecting water quality testing.
She urged for brother outreach beyond Greater Accra emphasizing the need to extend the exercise to other regions, adding that some politicians sink boreholes in communities without engaging the Water Resource Commission to ensure proper testing.