Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has sounded a strong warning to the water vendors,landlords and landladies to immediately stop their habit of selling water to unsuspecting customers in the country in the period as the Ghanaians are enjoying water free without pay from the central government.
In a worded statement signed and issued by the Communications Director of GWCL yesterday, Mr Stanley Mantey, the company noted that it has come to the notice of the management of Ghana Water Company limited that water vendors, landlords and landladies are still selling water to consumers as against the President’s directives of giving out the water for free.
The management in the statement informed the general public that
all customers in category 612, especially water vendors and house owners who sell water directly to tenants and other members of the community, are to register with the district offices of the GWCL for their categories to be changed, to enable the system generate compensation for them.
The statement stressed that it is wrong and illegal for any water vendor or Landlord or Landlady to sell water during this period; July, August and September 2020.
It maintained that management of GWCL is also aware of the challenges being experienced in the system and appreciate the concerns of consumers.
The statement said management apologizes for the inconvenience caused. Customers must be assured, that Engineers are working around the clock to rectify the challenges.
According to the statement, a cross section of the consuming public is peddling fabricated stories to the effect that, the challenges being experienced in the system now is deliberate.
The statement assured ‘our cherished consumers, that such stories are false, it is not and cannot be deliberate and it will be appreciated if members of the general public peddling these fabricated stories, put an end to it.”
It said the general public is encouraged and entreated to contact the GWCL call centre anytime they experience water supply challenges within their homes and neighbourhood and also report pipe burst and leakages on the following numbers: 0800 40000 (Toll free on Vodafone lines), 0302 2218240, 0207385088, 0207385089, 0207385090 and via GWCL WhatsApp lines (0555123393, 0555155524).