Illegal mining polluting underground water sources in Ghana – CWSA

The activities of illegal miners are not only affecting surface water quality but underground water as well, Mr. Wolanyo Kwadjo Siabi, the Chief Executive Officer of the Community Water and Sanitation Agency has indicated. “Underground water which over the years have been described as the safest, had had its quality compromised with traces and the continual rise of minerals such as arsenic, manganese and fluoride particularly in mining communities”. The CEO who made this known to Journalists during a working visit of CWSA Board members said water coverage now stood…

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