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Water Research Institute (WRI)

The Water Research Institute (WRI) is one of the 13 research institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

It is a public institution and was established in 1996 from the merger of the former Institute of Aquatic Biology (IAB) and the Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) of the CSIR which were established in the 1960s. readmore

 

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SUMMARY PROFILE
DR JOSEPH ADDO AMPOFO
DIRECTOR, WATER RESEARCH INSTITUTE, CSIR, GHANA.

Research Scientist with many years of experience as a microbiologist and water resources and environmental health management advisor, with special interests in water quality, rural and urban water development, water treatment and storage systems, sanitation and health, functioning and conservation of Ghana’s rivers, streams, impoundments and dugouts, lagoons and coastal systems.

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Inauguration Of New Management Board

An eight member Management Board for the CSIR WRI being chaired by Mr. Peter K.O. Amponsah Mensah was inaugurated on Thursday, 24th July 2014. 

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WRI receives recognition for improved tilapia strain

The Water Research Institute (WRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) was adjudge the winner of the National Best Agriculture Researcher award during the 28th National Farmers Day 2012 celebration held at Abokobi in the Greater Accra Region.

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