Local Cooperating Partners

The Water Resources Commission has over the years established partnerships for cooperation with a number of local organisations in order to facilitate the achievement of its roles and functions. These includes:

1. Organisations involved mainly in water resources data collection and processing:

  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)/Water Research Institute (WRI)
  • Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMet)
  • Hydrological Services Department (HSD)

2. Organisations involved mainly in the use and development of water resources:

  • Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL)
  • Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA)
  • Irrigation Development Authority (IDA)
  • Volta River Authority (VRA)

3. Organisations involved mainly in water related regulatory activities:

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Forestry Commission (FC)
  • Minerals Commission (MC)
  • Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC)

4. Civil Society and NGOs

  • Coalition of NGOs in the Water and Sanitation Sector (CONIWAS)
  • Friends for Rivers and Water Bodies
  • Development Institute
  • Ghana Dams Dialogue
  • Earth Service
  • GOFA
  • Weija Lake Protection Association
  • Ghana Country Water Partnership