Ashanti Production Region was carved out of the then Ashanti Region on 13th September 2013. It is responsible for the potable water production aspect of GWCL’s mandate as spelt out in the mission of the company. The region is therefore into raw water abstraction, treatment, transmission, storage and water quality monitoring for distribution, billing and commercial activities by Ashanti North and South regions.
Ashanti Production operates five (5) Conventional Water Treatment Plants (CWTPs) and four (4) Groundwater Systems (GWS). The total designed capacity is 67.334Mm3/year and an installed capacity of 57.234Mm3/year. The five CWTPs are Barekese, Owabi, Mampong, Konongo and Odaso. The GWS are Effiduase-Asokore, Agona, Tepa and New Edubiase.
A new CWTP with a designed capacity of 5.3Mm3/year is currently under construction at Aframso in Kumawu. In addition, the region operates eight (8) Booster Stations and 23 storage reservoirs with varying capacities ranging from 54m3 to 9,000m3. The total distance covered by the transmission pipelines is 132.8km and are made of steel, DI and HDPE materials with sizes ranging from 200mm to 1050mm diameters.