Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) is a utility company, fully owned by the state. The company is responsible for potable water supply to all urban communities in Ghana.
GWCL currently operates eighty-eight (88) urban water supply systems throughout the country. Average production is about eight hundred and seventy-one thousand, four hundred and ninety-six cubic meters (871,496m3) per day (192 million gallons per day). Present potable water demand is estimated at one million, one hundred and thirty-one thousand, eight hundred and eighteen point eighteen cubic meters (1,131,8181m3) per day (249 million per day).
Urban water supply coverage is therefore about seventy-seven percent (77%). With a staff strength of three thousand, four hundred and seventy-six (3,476), GWCL serves five hundred and fifty thousand, six hundred and fifty-four (550,654) customers, seventy-four percent (74%) of which are metered and twenty-six percent (26%) unmetered.