Volta Lake Dredging Project on the Way

Image source: Watermaster Southern Africa

A project to dredge the Volta Lake from Akuse, in the Eastern Region, to the estuary at Ada, in the Greater Region, is about to begin, Ghana News Agency (GNA) said in their latest announcement. 

According to Mr Lois Agamah, South Tongu District Chief Executive (DCE), two Ghanaian firms are to undertake the project in two slots, from Akuse to Sogakope in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region, and to the estuary at Ada.

A source close to one of the firms told GNA that the contracts for the work would be signed this month.

The DCE official said that the dredging would bring relief to residents along the lake, fishermen and traders who use it as means of transport, adding that the several millions of metric tons of sand from the Volta Lake will be used for infrastructural development and the weeds turned into fertilizer for farming.

 

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Oct 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3

Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

Wednesday (10/16/19) afternoon will start the program with an opportunity to take the Dredging 101 course.

read more >

DREDGING FOR SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE INDIA

At this 1-day conference, you will experience what it means to apply this new approach in practice.

read more >

CEDA Dredging Days 2019

The conference is well-attended by professionals representing the entire cross-section of the dredging field…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply