June 12, 2018


Deputy Director for Environmental Health at the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, Kwaku Quansah has said, the Ministry has advanced in its steps to provide water for rural communities.

According to the Deputy Director of Environmental Health, in terms of coverage Ghanaians in the three regions of the north are getting closer to eighty percent in access to water and are doing better than most regions in the south.

“We are in the right direction to meet the water demands of our people in the rural areas”, he said.

He further pointed out that the Ministry is facilitating steps for the various, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to have the core mandate to provide this facilities.

“We are ensuring that the gap in terms of those who have and does who do not have, in the case of water provision would be closed.”

And called for consistent funding in the water sector, but was quick to point out that the various Assemblies should priorities issue of sanitation and water provision.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com