Ghana Triple-S initiative

The  Community Water and Sanitation Agency  (CWSA) is leading Triple-S in Ghana in partnership with  IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre .

Why focus on sustainability of rural water supplies?

Rural water supply has been successfully extended to 65-76% of the rural population and Ghana is on track to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) target for water. But behind this success are a complex set of challenges to turn newly provided water infrastructure into water services that last.

At any given time, a substantial proportion of water supply infrastructure is either not functioning or functioning sub-optimally. This is a challenge across the developing world, and the pioneering work done by CWSA is helping to provide solutions that can also benefit other countries.

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  • Ghana's sector operational documents

    The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA), has produced a set of documents for the rural water sub-sector in collaboration with key stakeholders. The documents are to help provide an environment that ensures a harmonised approach to providing water and sanitation service delivery. 

  • A One-on-One with Coordinating Director on Impact of Triple-S in East Gonja

    The East Gonja district in the Northern Region is the pilot district for the Triple-S project for the past six years. The project officially ends in November 2014. The Documentation and Communication Officer (DCO) of the project visited the district to document impacts of the project in the distr...

  • Ensure harmonisation of activities in rural water sub-sector - Minister urges stakeholders

    The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alhaji Collins Dauda, has called on stakeholders in the Rural Water Sub-sector to harmonize their operations and activities to avoid duplication of efforts.

  • Foundation to support continued Triple-S work

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded US$3 million to IRC to continue and build on the work in Ghana begun under the Triple-S project.

  • User Satisfaction Survey -Three Districts

    This set of fact sheet present the main results from a user satisfaction survey conducted in 2013 to enhance monitoring data on functionality, service levels and service provider performance collected in 2011 (round 1) and 2012 (round 2). 

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