The Volta River Authority (VRA) has announced that it has ended the controlled spilling of the Akosombo dam.
In a statement issued on October 30, the VRA said, “The Volta River Authority (VRA) wishes to inform the public, particularly residents living along the Lower Volta River and its environs, that the controlled spillage from the Akosombo dam, which began on September 15, 2023, has come to an end.”
VRA indicated that the water level as of Friday, October 27, had dropped to an acceptable level due to the closure of the gate.
This reduction was also attributed to the decrease in the amount of water that had been spilled.
VRA expressed appreciation for the support received from government agencies and stakeholders for the affected communities.
It expressed appreciation to government agencies and stakeholders for their support to the affected communities.
“The end of the controlled spillage notwithstanding, VRA is committed to continuing its relief and rehabilitation efforts until lives and livelihoods are restored. VRA wishes to take this opportunity to acknowledge the various Government agencies and stakeholders for their support to the impacted communities.”
Read below the full statement by VRA: