Mr. Emmanuel Kofi Opoku
Regional Chief Manager
Mr. Emmanuel Kofi Opoku is an Administrator by profession. He joined Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in 1992 and is currently the Regional Chief Manager for Central Region. Mr. Opoku joined the Company as an Assistant Administrative Officer in ATMA and thereafter worked at the Head Office as a Training Officer. He has also served as Regional Human Resource Officer for Central, Ashanti, Eastern and Tema regions.
In 2006, Mr. Opoku was appointed as Human Resource Manager during the AVRL regime until 2009 when he became the Director for Human Resources and Organizational Development. In September 2013, following the merger of GWCL and GUWL, Mr. Opoku was transfered to Upper West Region to serve as Regional Chief Manager.
He holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science from the University of Ghana, Legon. Mr. Opoku is a member of the Board of Trustee of the Second Tier Pension Fund of GWCL.
THE CENTRAL REGION
Central Region occupies a total size of 9,826km². The region shares borders on the east with the Greater Accra Region, on the North with Ashanti and Eastern Region and on the West with Western Region. With the exception of Upper Denkyira West, Assin North Municipal and Assin South District Assemblies, GWCL is represented in the seventeen (17) remaining urban centres of the districts.
The Operation of GWCL water supply systems in the Central Region is headed by the Regional Chief Manager. The Chief Manager is supported by the following sectional Heads: Production, Distribution, Commercial, Finance, Human Resources, Audit, Materials and Water Quality Assurance departments.
Currently, the Region operates and maintains a total of nine (9) water supply production systems with an installed capacity of 136,830m³/d. Those systems are managed by the Production Manager with support from nine (9) station officers. Dunkwa and Twifo Praso however rely on groundwater as the source of production whilst the remaining systems are surface based treatment systems.
Administratively, the region has six (6) main water supply districts: Cape Coast, Saltpond, Winneba, Swedru, Dunkwa and Elmina districts. There are 2no. sub districts that is, Bisease and Essuehyia serving under Swedru and Saltpond respectively.
Districts in Central Region
Cape Coast District
District Manager Mr. Isaac Essilfie
Contact Number - 0209172141
District Office Location Opposite Cape Coast Castle
The district covers Cape Coast township, Abura Dukwa, Jukwa, Twifo Praso, Moree, Pedu, Abura, Amosima.
The major Institutions at the Cape Coast Districts are the University of Cape Coast, Second Cycle Institutions such as Adisadel, Augustine, Mfantsipim, Wesley Girls High School, Ghana National, Aggrey Memorial, Our Lady of Apostles.
District Manager Mr. Gideon Asare Anor
Contact Numbers 0244764004/0208484434
District Office Location Swedru Bungalow Area. Behind District Assembly
The Swedru District covers Swedru township, Bawjiase, Asafo, Kwanyako, Nkum, Duakwa, Mensahkrom, Nyakrom, Abodom, Kunduase, Ohiso, Asikuma, Bobikuma No. 1, 2 Nsaba, Afransie, Mankrom Junction, Bisease etc.
Major customers in these districts are: Swedru Secondary School, Satchet water producers, Ayensu Starch Factory.
District Manager Mr. David Foli Asimah
Contact Number - 0243155392/050800814
District Office Location- Commercial Street Winneba
The Winneba district covers from Apam to Budumburam, Gomoa Fetteh , Senya Breku, Mumford, Winneba township. University of Education, Writesand Hotel, Kwabena Owusu Ghana Hostel, Golden Gate Hotel, Windy lodge Hotel.
District Manager - Mr. Joseph Benin
Contact Number - 0508679256/0244931883
District Office Location Eguabado
The district stretches from Essakyir, Mankessim, Saltpond Anomabo, Ekonabaze, Ekoti, Abandze, Suprundo, Otuam, Serafo Kokodo, etc.
Key customers are Mfantsipim Girls High School, Saltpond and Ceramics among others.
District Manager Cecil T. Otoo
Contact Number 0244990911/0509757392
District Office Location Elmina District Assembly Block Building
The district stretches from Elmina to Komenda Abrem Agona etc.
The major customers include Nduom group of Companies, Elmina Beach Resort, Komenda Sugar Factory, Edinaman Secondary School, and Prison Service.
District Manager Alfred Amissah
Contact Number 0505716810
District office Location Dunkwa Low Cost near Court Building
The district is basically the Dunkwa Township. Currently there is no major consumer as customers are predominately low/average customers.