The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), has announced that there would be interrupted in water supply in Tema and it’s in the next 48 hours.
According to the water company, the interruption takes effective from Wednesday, December 7, to December 9, 2022.
Areas envisaged to be affected include all communities in Tema and its environments.
They are; Industrial Area, Baatsonaa, Coca Cola, Kasapreko, Lashibi, Klagoon, Sakumono, Ashaiman, Adjei-Kojo, Borteyeman, Santoe, and Trassaco.
The rest included Afresco Estate, Manet Court, Regimanuel Estates, O’Reily senior High School, Airport Hills, Martey Tsuru and surrounding Communities.
The water interruption comes on the back of the routine maintenance works outline by the water company to install new equipment, including new heavy-duty pumps at the Tema Booster Station to replace the 40-year-old pumps.
The planned decision is to forms part of the companies to improve on water supply to larger communities in the country.
It explained that the exercise will commence on the Tema Booster Station where water from the Kpong Treatment is stored and further treated before distributing to the communities in that eastern part of Accra.
“These new pumps are expected to improve the volumes of water distributed in that enclave and to boost pressures. As a result, the Booster Station will be partly shut down for 48 hours from Wednesday 7th December 2022 and baring any technical and unforeseen circumstance, be completed on Friday 9th December 2022.
“Management of GWCL has as a result rented, Water Tankers to supply water to essential Service providers like the hospitals and schools to forestall any eventuality,” it added.
Customers and consumers have since been encouraged to store water during the period while its taps are flowing to avoid any inconveniences.
“Although the project is in the interest of our cherished customers, Management apologizes for the inconvenience this shutdown will cause the consuming public,” the GWCL added.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Ghana Water Company and release on Monday, December 5, 2022.