Ghana Water Company Limited says it will on Thursday, December 31, 2020, end government’s free water directive provided for Ghanaians as part of measures to curb the spread of the covid-I9 pandemic.
President Akufo-Addo in an address to the nation on the fight against COVID-19 on Sunday, April 5, 2020, announced that the government will pay for the water bills for all Ghanaians for April, May, and June 2020.
The government twice extended the free water policy.
The Ghana Water Company Limited who is the service provider says it customers will now pay their own bills.
“Customers of GWCL must please note, that from hence, the payment of water bill will be the responsibility of the customer.”
”The Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, and the Management of GWCL, therefore, wish to inform consumers and the general public that the last meter reading for the month of December 2020 officially ends the free water delivery.”
“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 GWCL apparel, identity cards, personal sanitizers and face masks, before accessing their premises to read the meters.”