CR: Customers Owes Ghana Water Company ¢134.3 million
Customers of the Ghana Water Company Limited in the Central Region owe the company GH¢134.3 million, some dating back four years. Chief among those owing are educational institutions, which owe GH¢78.8 million.
Tertiary institutions owe GH¢53.6 million, with senior high schools owing GH¢25.2 million.
Security agencies, including the Ghana Police Service, the Ghana National Fire Service and the Ghana Prisons Service, also owe the company GH¢7.4 million.
The Police Service owes GH¢3.4 million, the Ghana Prisons Service owes GH¢3.6 million, while the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) owes GH¢400,000.
Domestic, commercial and industrial users also owe the comp
any GH¢42.7 million.
The Central Regional Engineer of the GWCL, Mr Thomas Amenyah, disclosed this in a presentation at a stakeholders dialogue organised by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) in Cape Coast yesterday.
He said the situation was a challenge to efficient and effective operation of the company.