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Water coverage in Ghana for 2008 was 62% for small towns and 56% for rural areas based on CWSA estimates in 2009. With small towns water schemes (both single and multi-village types) increasing in popularity in small towns and peri-urban areas, this briefing note offers insight into the cost of providing services, household expenditure and the water revenue generated from such systems based on the Oyibi multi-village water scheme, a peri-urban community in Ghana.

TitleLife-cycle costs in Ghana: case study of Oyibi multi-village water schemes
Publication TypeProgress Report
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsAppiah-Effah, E., Nyarko, K.B., Dwumfour-Asare, B., Moriarty, P.
Volume10
Pagination12 p.; 5 Fig.; 1 Tab.;
Date Published12/2012
PublisherIRC
Place PublishedThe Hague
TypeWASHCost Ghana briefing note
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

Water coverage in Ghana for 2008 was 62% for small towns and 56% for rural areas based on CWSA estimates in 2009. With small towns water schemes (both single and multi-village types) increasing in popularity in small towns and peri-urban areas, this briefing note offers insight into the cost of providing services, household expenditure and the water revenue generated from such systems based on the Oyibi multi-village water scheme, a peri-urban community in Ghana.

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