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Title: Borehole water quality in Volta Region of Ghana
Authors: Asante, Kwadwo Ansong
Ansa-Asare, O.D.
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: ASANTE, K.A. and ANSA-ASARE, O.D., 2001. Borehole water quality in Volta Region of Ghana. IN: Scott, R. (ed). People and systems for water, sanitation and health: Proceedings of the 27th WEDC International Conference, Lusaka, Zambia, 20-24 August 2001, pp.461-464.
Abstract: The Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) in 1991 began to assist the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) to implement a rural water supply and sanitation project to improve health and the standard of living of the people in the Volta Region of Ghana. The Water Research Institute (WRI) has since the formulation of the Volta Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project (VRWSSP) carried out data collection and monitoring assignments covering water resources in the Volta Region. In addition to the initial data collection, WRI was also contracted to initiate a research project to increase the understanding of the effects of land use changes on surface water resources. This very issue is important for the long-term use of small streams and springs for piped water systems and to develop appropriate methods for protection of their catchment areas.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/30298
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