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  1. Illegal Connections Affect Water Supply in Freetown

    30 Aug 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone I he Guma Valley Water Company, which is responsible for supplying pipe-borne water to residential and commercial entities in Sierra Leone's capital, blamed illegal connections, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 02:00

  2. Sierra Leone Prepares for "Dreaded' March Shortages

    16 Mar 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone T housands of bucket-carrying children and women are out in the streets of Sierra Leone's capital in search of water, after the state-run Guma Valley Water Company began an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 23:00

  3. Sierra Leone Utility to Replace Pipe

    2 Feb 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone The state-run Guma Valley Water Company (GVWC) is trying to reduce water shortages in the capital by replacing plastic pipe with galvanized iron pipe, water officials said last week. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 23:00

  4. International Agencies Give Guma Valley Water Company a Boost

    5 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone T he state-run Guma Valley Water Company (GVWC) has received a hefty financial boost from two international funders to start critical projects in the new year. According to local water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 22:00

  5. Guma Valley Water Co. Projects Profits

    15 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone The state-run Guma Valley Water Company (GVWC) projects a profit of 1 billion leones (about $334,000 USD) for 2008, Finance and Economic Development Minister David Carew said last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

  6. Guma Valley Water Company Starts Disconnection Campaign

    16 Nov 2008- 19:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone Huge water debts owed by private and public enterprises in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, have forced the Guma Valley Water Company (GVWC) to embark on a "widescale ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

  7. Guma Valley Water Company Seeks Cause of Poor Performance

    13 Oct 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone The state water provider in Sierra Leone, the Guma Valley Water Company, on October 6 announced the formation of a Special Committee "to establish the reasons for the poor operation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

  8. Utility Official Detained for One Day Over Lack of Water Supply

    29 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone SierraLeoneanparliamentarians last week ordered the one-day detention of Ibrahim Wilson, the general manager of the main water provider, the Guma Valley Water Company, for failing to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

  9. Freetown Faces Nightly Cut-Offs

    22 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierrra Leone R esidents in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown now face a nightly "cut off of water supply to their homes. Engineers of the main supplier, the Guma Valley Water Company told ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

  10. Water Levels Up in Freetown Dams

    1 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone T he Guma Valley Water Company (GVWC) announced last week that the water level at the dam in the west of the city is up to 253 meters. At 264 meters the dam overflows. A statement signed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 04:00

  11. Freetown's Utility Locked in Dispute With Water Traders

    14 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone Water traders in Sierra Leone's capital and officials of the state-run Guma Valley Water Company are locked in a fierce battle as to who owes whom. The battle lines were drawn over ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 04:00

  12. Sierra Leone President Threatens to Open Water Sector to Investors

    5 May 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone's President Ernest Koroma has threatened "to open up the water supply market to investors" if the main state water provider, the Guma Valley Water Company, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 18:00

  13. Guma Valley Water Company Shuts Down Freetown Supply

    14 Apr 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The taps ran dry for three days in Sierra Leone's capital over the weekend, with the main state water provider, the Guma Valley Water Company shutting down supply "to carry ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 18:00

  14. Water Levels Drop in Freetown

    10 Mar 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The country's main water provider, the Guma Valley Water Company, has begun shutting down pipelines in key areas of the capital as water levels in supply dams drop down to a lower ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 17:00

  15. China to Help Construct Minidams in Sierra Leone

    24 Feb 2008- 22:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — A team of water experts from China will visit Sierra Leone by June to undertake a countrywide survey of minidams for water projects, under a United Nations Industrial Development ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 16:00

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