Ghana Water Company re-invents itself

The expiry of Ghana’s country-wide water management contract last year left many stakeholders bitter and disappointed. What are the future prospects for PSP in the country’s water sector?

The Ghanaian government’s new water vision is finally taking shape, almost eighteen months after the acrimonious ending of Aqua Vitens Rand Limited (AVRL)’s five-year contract to manage the country’s urban water sector.

In June 2011, the government decided not to renew AVRL’s contract after the private sector JV failed to meet its contractual obligations. Now, after an...

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