GWCL official appointed to IWA Management Committee


The International Water Association (IWA) has appointed the Chief Technology and Innovation Manager of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), Ing. Richard Appiah Otoo to serve as management committee member.

He will be responsible for sanitation and water management in developing countries specialist group involving Latin America, Africa and Asia.

The Group has a bottom-up approach and identifies regional focal points to help tackle inefficient water management and lack of sanitation services in most developing countries in the world. The Specialist Group is chaired by Prof. Dinesh Mehta, Professor Emeritus at CEPT University, India,

Ing. Appiah Otoo is one of two Africans who serve on the management committee of the IWA Sanitation and Water Management in Developing Countries Specialist Group (SG).

His appointment was contained in an announcement released by the IWA specialist groups officer from IWA Global Operations Office in the Hague, Netherlands.

The International Water Association (IWA) is a non-profit global organization and knowledge hub for the water sector, with over 60 years experience connecting water professionals over 80 countries to find solutions to the world’s water challenges.

Ing. Appiah Otoo is currently the Chief Technology and Innovation Manager for the Ghana Water Company Limited. He’s also a member of the following professional bodies: Ghana Institution of Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association, Project Management Institute and a Commonwealth scholar in water management.

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