June 14, 2021

Covid-19: Gov’t Free Water Delivery Ends Tomorrow-GWCL

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has set a reminder to the end government’s intervention of three-month period of free water delivery to Ghanaians.

The Government directed the Ghana Water Company Limited to serve Ghanaians with water for free as part of measures to curb the rapid spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Government took care of the water bills for all Ghanaians for April, May and June 2020 to cushion Ghanaians when restrictions on public gatherings were instituted and the subsequent partial lockdown of Accra, Kasoa, Kumasi and Tema.

The Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, and the Management of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) is therefore informing consumers and the general public that the last day of June 2020, officially ends the free water delivery.

The GWCL in a statement has assured Ghanaians that its staff will adhere to the COVID-19 protocols as they resume visiting premises to read meters.

“GWCL assures customers that, meter readers, and all frontline staff, will continue to adhere and practice in full, all the protocols to protect themselves and our cherished customers, including cladding themselves in full GWCL apparel, identity cards, personal sanitizers and face masks, before accessing their premises to read the meters”.

It also asked landlords and landladies to revert to the arrangement with tenants prior to the free water delivery.

The GWCL said water vendors could resume their normal business after the final meter readings in June 2020.

Read full state below:

By: Felicia Gyasiwaah Dadzie / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdom TV/ Kingdomfmonline.com / feliciagyasiwaah9@gmail.com / Ghana / 2020

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