"ABOUT 70% OF ALL DISEASES IN GHANA ARE CAUSED BY UNSAFE WATER AND POOR SANITATION SERVICES" Adequate water supply is a prerequisite for human health as well as environmental health and improving upon this service will bring economic gains According to thebftonline.com/Ghana April 13, 2017, 28% of urban dwellers have no access to portable water, which was revealed in a report by the Parliamentary Select Committee on Works and Housing. About 70% of all diseases in Ghana are caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation services (water.org/ourimpact/ghana); hence economic opportunities are routinely lost to the impacts of rampant illnesses. Globally, 4 billion cases of diarrhea occur annually, out of which around 2 million people die. Despite access to adequate amounts of clean water being crucial to human health and development, there are still some 700 million people worldwide without access to improved sources of drinking water. Currently, Ghana's performance in the delivery of selected water and sanitation services (like access to piped water) is poor as compared to other middle-income countries.+ read more.