Peter De-Veer

Regional Chief Manager

Ing. Peter De-Veer was appointed Regional Chief Manager for the Accra West Region in October, 2015. Prior to that, he served as Acting Chief Manager for the same Region upon his transfer from Accra East Region in September, 2013.He was transferred to Accra East Region in 2007 as the Regional Engineer, having served in that capacity from 2005 in Tema Region. He earlier worked in Tema Region as the Distribution Engineer from 1998 to 2004, and then assumed the position of Regional Engineer for the same Region in 2005.


From 1992 to 1993, he served as the Project Site Engineer for the Accra-Tema Water Supply Rehabilitation Project in Accra and was subsequently posted to the Volta Region as the Project Engineer from 1993 to 1996. Ing. Peter De-Veer joined GWCL in 1990 after his graduation and worked as Assistant Engineer in the Eastern Region up to 1992.


He is a Member of the Ghana Institute of Engineering (GHIE). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi - Ghana, and Master of Science degree in Water Engineering from the Institute of Water Engineering in Delft - Netherlands and as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration, from GIMPA – Ghana.



The Accra West Region covers the following Districts and Municipal Assemblies in Greater Accra, and a section of the Awutu Senya District of the Central Region.

The Region shares boundaries with the Accra East Region and Central Region of GWCL and is bordered on the South by the sea.

The Region stretches from the Kwame Nkrumah Circle and encompasses the western section of Accra along the coast to Kasoa and up to Ofankor, along the Accra – Nsawam road

The Region is made up of Eight (8) Districts, namely Accra-West, North West I, Odorkor, Sowutuom, Dansoman, North West II, Bortianor and Kasoa.

The Region include major Communities such as Korle-Bu, Chorkor, Russia, Kaneshie, Mamprobi, Bubuashie, Odorkor Dansoman, Darkuman, Kwashieman, Abeka Lapaz, Sowutuom, Mallam, McCarthy Hill, Weija, Bortianor and Kasoa.


Water Supply in Accra West Region

Water supply currently does not cover the entire Region.  This is because the existing water distribution network is currently not expanding fast enough to match-up with the rapid expansion of then new communities, especially in both the Kasoa and Anyaa – Ablekuma areas.


The current water supply coverage for the Region is about 55%, and the current total customer strength for the Region is about 96,000.  There are plans underway to embark on sustained pipelines extension projects with support from GWCL Head Office and from the Municipal Assemblies.

This will increase coverage, raise the customer strength and improve revenue generation.


Source of Supply

The major source of water is the Weija Treatment Plant with average production of 120,000m3/day.

Water demand within the Accra West Region is mostly for domestic purposes. There are however a number of low-scale business units, shops, hotels, restaurants and educational institutions scattered across the Region.  The few factories located within the Industrial Area are not major water consumers.





The Accra West Region is made up of the following 8 (Eight) Districts, which are headed by District Managers and are responsible for the various locations and communities in the Region.


Accra West District

District Manager – Mr. Emmanuel Aberinga.

Contact Nos. 0302-968-781, 0303-968-782

District Office Location: Mamprobi Zongo Junction


The District mainly covers the Korle-Bu, Mamprobi Area, but it also includes Laterbiokoshie, Abbosey Okai, Mateheko ,Chorkor and Russia Communities along the coast.

The major institutions in the District are the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital and St Mary’s Secondary School.


Accra North-West 1 District

District Manager – Mr. Joseph Ashley

Contact Nos. 0303-968-678, 0303-968-679

District Office Location: Nkrumah Circle, Adjacent to E.C.G Project Office


The District stretches from Kwame Nkrumah Circle along the western section of the Achimota Road, covering the North Industrial Area, North -Kaneshie, Bubuashie and Awudome Estates

The industrial area constitutes the major consumption zone and also acts as the highest revenue generation zone for the District.

Apart from the major industries, Accra Academy and Cocoa Clinic are the major institutions in the District.


Odorkor District

District Manager – Ms. Paulina Richer

Contact Nos. 0303-968-678 , 0303-968-679

District Office Location: Nkrumah Circle, Adjacent to E.C.G Project Office


This is the newest District in the Region. It was calved out of the old Accra North West 1 District.

The District covers Odorkor Township, Tesano, Apenkwa, Abeka, New Fadama, and  Darkuman.

There major institutions are the National Police Training School and the Telecom University.


Dansoman District

District Manager – Mr. Chris Akuttey

Contact Nos. 0303-968-785, 0303-968-786

District Office Location: Sakaman, South Odorkor - Dansoman Road


The District is made up of the entire Dansoman Township, South Odorkor and Sakaman.

The District is made up  of mainly domestic and small-scale commercial consumers.

The major institutions are Wesley Grammar, Ebenezer Secondary School and the Central University.



Accra North West 2 District

District Manager – Mrs. Phylomina Kusi - Mintah

Contact Nos. 0303-968-787, 0303-968-788

Office Location: Darkuman-Cable and Wireless


The District is made up of mostly domestic consumers and include communities such as New Tetegu, Jaman, Gbawe, Mallam,Maccarthy Hill, Mendskrom , Awoshie,Anyaa, Ablekuma, Nsunfaa and Asofaa.

The major institution is the Regent University.



Sowutuom District

District Manager – Mr. Alex Baidoo

Contact Nos. 0244408422, 0200205406

Office Location: Behind Kata Hotel  at Lapaz (Along the N1 Road)


This is one of the newly created Districts in the Region and comprises communities such as Akweteyman, Chantan, Tabora,Nii Boye Town and Ofankor.

The major institution is the Pentecost University.


Bortiano District

District  Manager – Mr Agustine Ashong

Contact Nos. 0303-968-783 , 0303-968-784

Office Location: GICEL Commercial Centre


The District is basically made up of both the New and Old Bortiano Towns. In addition are other communities like Aplaku,Tetegu ,Donkuna , Kokrobite, Tuba, Weija, Oblogo and the old Broadcasting Area.

The major infrastructure in the District is the Weija Water Works.




Kasoa  District

District Manager – Mrs. Genevive Ayim

Contact Nos. 0303-9354-19, 0303-9354-20,0303-9354-20

Office Location: Kasoa - New Market, Adjacent to Beige Bank


The Distict is located at the western section of the Region and borders the Central Region. This is the fastest developing District in the Region with very high increasing customer strength.

It comprises major communities such as Kasoa , Opeikuma, Nyanyano and Gomoa Nyanyano, Amanfrom and Ofankor.

There are no major establishments except for the Main Kasoa market and petty trading centres.

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