The Ghana Water Company Limited has warned landlords and water vendors to stop selling water to consumers.
The President of Ghana, Nana Addo has made water free for all consumers nationwide as part of measures to fight the spread of COVID-19.
But despite this directive, some landlords are still charging their tenants and some water vendors are also billing people who buy from them.
Ghana Water Company Limited through a statement has warned all those involved in this activities to put a stop to it.
Part of the statement reads: “All customers in category 612, especially water vendors and house owners, who sell water directly to tenants and other members of the community, are to register with the district offices of the GWCL for their categories to be changed to enable the system generate compensation for them.”
The statement also noted that: “It is wrong and illegal for any water vendor or landlord or landlady to sell water during this period; July, August and September 2020.”