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Water supply Publications

1).       Kwakye-Awuah, B.; Von-Kiti, E.; Buamah, Richard.; Nkrumah, I. and Williams, C (2014) Effect of crystallization time on the hydrothermal synthesis of zeolites from kaolin and bauxite. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Vol. 5, Issue 2. 734 - 741

2).       Buamah, Richard.; Oduro, Catherine Agyarewaa. Sadik M.Hamid (2014). Fluoride removal from drinking water using regenerated aluminium oxide coated media, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (accepted - in press)

3).       Buamah, Richard and Yaku bu, Adams (2015) Development of black coating on filtering media and its effect on filter performance at the Kpong Headworks of Ghana. Journal of Science and Technology (JUST), KNUST Kumasi, Ghana vol 35: No.2. August, 2015

4).       Buamah, Richard.; Akodwaa-Boadi, K.; Paintsil, M., Baah-Ennumh, E.K. and Adjaottor A.A (2015). Modeling the chlorine decay process in a distribution network using a pilo. Journal of Water Practice and Technology Vol 9 No.4; 534 - 550

5).       Esi Awuah, Samuel Fosu Gyasi, Helen K. Anipa and Agnes Adjei (2014). Microbial quality of sachet and bagged drinking water: A case study in Kumasi, Ghana. Research Journal of Microbiology 9 (4), 199 – 207.        

6).       Esi Awuah, Samuel Fosu Gyasi, Helen M. K. Anipa & Kweku E. Sekyiamah (2014). Assessment of rainwater harvesting as a supplement to domestic water supply: Case Study in Kotei-Ghana. International Research Journal of Public and Environmental Health 1 (6), 126-131.

7).       Oduro-Kwarteng, S., Nyarko, K. B., Dwumfour-Asare, B., & Agyekum, E. K. (2014) Indicators for Benchmarking Water Supply to the Urban Poor in Ghana. International Journal of Innovative and Studies. 3(4), pp723-737.

8).       Tenkorang, S. J., Odai, S. N., Adjei, K. A., Annor, F. O., Oduro-Kwarteng, S., Nyarko, K. B., & Abu–Madi, M. O. (2014). Impacts of variable energy prices on the financial sustainability of water facilities: case from Ghana. International Journal of Water, 8(2), 200-218.

9).       Oduro-Kwarteng, S., Nyarko K. B., Odai, S. N. and Aboagye-Sarfo, P. (2009). Water Conservation potential in educational institution: Case Study of a University Campus in Ghana. Urban Water Journal 6(6): 449 – 455.

10).   Nyarko K.B., Oduro-Kwarteng S., Owusu-Antwi P., (2011). Local Authorities, Community and Private Operators Partnerships in Small Towns Water service delivery in Ghana. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 36 (2011) 1078–1084 

 11).  Oduro-Kwarteng, S., Nyarko, K. B., Dwumfour-Asare, B., & Agyekum, E. K. (2014) Indicators for Benchmarking Water Supply to the Urban Poor in Ghana. International Journal of Innovative and Studies. 3(4), pp723-737.

12).  Tenkorang, S. J., Odai, S. N., Adjei, K. A., Annor, F. O., Oduro-Kwarteng, S., Nyarko, K. B., & Abu–Madi, M. O. (2014). Impacts of variable energy prices on the financial sustainability of water facilities: case from Ghana. International Journal of Water, 8(2), 200-218. 

Environmental Sanitation publications

 13).   Essandoh, H. M. K., Tizaoui, C., Mohamed, M. H. A., Amy, G. & Brdjanovic, D. (2010). Fate of triclocarban during soil aquifer treatment: soil column studies. Water Science and Technology, 61 (7), 1779-1785.

14).   Essandoh, H. M. K., Tizaoui, C., Mohamed, M. H. A., Amy, G. & Brdjanovic, D. (2011). Soil aquifer treatment of artificial wastewater under saturated conditions. Water Research, 45 (14), 4211-4226.

15).   H. M. K. Essandoh,  Dr. C. Tizaoui & M. H. A. Mohamed (2012): Removal of Estrone (E1), 17β-Estradiol (E2) and 17α-Ethinylestradiol (EE2) During Soil Aquifer Treatment of a Model Wastewater, Separation Science and Technology, 47:6, 777-787.

16).   H. M. K. Essandoh,  C. Tizaoui & M. H. A. Mohamed (2013).Removal of dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen during simulated soil aquifer treatment. Water Research 47 (11), 3559–3572.

17).    Peter Owusu-Antwi, Richard Buamah, Helen Essandoh, Adane Sewhunegn Molla, Esi Awuah Kweku Akuam Anno (2015). The potential of subsurface infiltration for the treatment of Biofil toilet technology effluent.  Management Studies, 3 (11-12), 281-299.

18).   Obeng, P. A., Keraita, B., Oduro-Kwarteng, S., Bregnhøj, H., Abaidoo, R. C., Awuah, E., & Konradsen, F. (2015). Usage and Barriers to Use of Latrines in a Ghanaian Peri-Urban Community. Environmental Processes, 2(1), 261-274.

19).   Kobina Afful, Sampson Oduro-Kwarteng and Esi Awuah (2015). Assessing public perception of odours in a community: case of Ayigya Zongo, an urban poor community in Ghana. Journal of Water, sanitation and hygiene for development, 5(2), 224-251

20).   Sampson Oduro-Kwarteng, Saeed Munir, and Isaac Monney, Bernard Keraita. (2015) The potential, impacts, and challenges of pay-as-you-throw for municipal solid waste services in Ghana. Journal of environmental and occupational science, 4(2), 84-91

21).   Wahabu, A., Oduro-Kwarteng, S., Monney, I., & Kotoka, P. (2014). Characteristics of Diverted Solid Waste in Kumasi: A Ghanaian City. American Journal of Environmental Protection, 3(5), 225-231.

22).   Peter Appiah Obeng Bernard Keraita Sampson Oduro-Kwarteng Henrik Bregnhøj Robert C. Abaidoo ,Flemming Konradsen , (2015) "The latrine ownership ladder: a conceptual framework for enhancing sanitation uptake in low-income peri-urban settings", Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal , Vol. 26 Issue: 5, - DOI: 10.1108/MEQ-08-2014-0128

23).   Martha Ansah, Esi Awuah, S.Oduro-Kwarteng and Nana O.B. Ackerson (2011). The use of natural system for the treatment of greywater: A case study of Kpeshie Lagoon, Accra, Ghana, International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering Vol. 3(11), pp. 238-250,

24).   S. Oduro-Kwarteng and M. P. van Dijk (2013). The effect of increased private sector involvement in solid waste collection in five cities in Ghana, Waste Management and Research   31: 81-92

 Water resources publications

25).   Kabo-bah A.T., Anornu G.K., Ofosu E., Andoh R. and Kamila Justyna Lis (2014). Spatial-temporal estimation of Evapotranspiration over Black Volta of West Africa Applying satellite remote sensing. International Journal of Water resources and Environmental Engineering. Volume 6(12), pp 295-302.

26).   Dramani D.F., Anornu G.K., Kabo-bah A. T. and Oduro-Kwarteng S. (2014). Groundwater Resources Assessment in Tain River Basin of the Black Volta of West Africa. Energy and Environment Research; Vol. 4, No. 3, pp 96-104.

27).   Barnie S., Anornu G.K. and Kortatsi B.K. (2014). Assessment of the Quality of Shallow Groundwater for Irrigation in the Atankwidi Sub-Basin of the White Volta Basin, Ghana. Journal of Natural Sciences Research, ISSN 2224-3186, Vol.4, No.15, pp 1-10.

28).   Barnie S., Anornu G.K. and Kortatsi B.K. (2014). Determination of Shallow Groundwater Aquifer Geometry using Geo-Electrical Techniques in the Atankwidi Sub-Basin of the White Volta Basin, Ghana. Journal of Environment and Earth Science, ISSN 2224-3186, Vol.4, No. 4, pp 20-31.

29).   Kabo-bah A.T., Appiah-Sefah G., Anornu G.K. and Boateng K. (2014). F-Hydra Index for Evaluating Groundwater Vulnerability in Data Scarce Regions. Journal of Environment and Ecology, ISSN 2157-6092, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp 1-14.

30).   Wu G, Shu L, Lu C, Chen C, Zhang X, Appiah-Adjei EK, and Zhu J (2015). Variation of streambed vertical hydraulic conductivity before and after a flood season. Hydrogeology Journal, 23 (7): 1603-161. [Journal Impact Factor: 1.966]

31).   Zhang C, Shu L, Appiah-Adjei EK, Lobeyo AGA, Tang R, and Fan J (2015). Laboratory simulation of groundwater hydraulic head in karst aquifer system with conduit and fracture domains. Carbonates and Evaporites, doi: 10.1007/s13146-015-0274-1. [Journal Impact Factor: 0.375]

32).   Zhang C, Shu L, Lu C, Appiah-Adjei EK, and Wang X (2015). Experimental determination of fractures and conduits and the applicability of Cubic law in closed fractures. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 69: 1 – 7. [Journal Impact Factor: 2.180]

33).   Tang R, Shu L, Lu C, Zhang C, Fan J and Appiah-Adjei EK (2015). Laboratory analog analysis of spring recession curve in a karst aquifer with fracture and conduit domains. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering – ASCE, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001271. [Journal Impact Factor: 1.583]

34).   Wan XY, Zhong PA and Appiah-Adjei EK (2014). Variable sets and fuzzy rating interval for water allocation options. Water Resources Management, Vol. 28(10): 2833 – 2849. [Journal Impact Factor: 2.600]

35).   Adjei KA, Liliang R, Appiah-Adjei EK, and Odai SN (2014). Application of satellite-derived rainfall for hydrological modelling in the data-scarce Black Volta trans-boundary basin. Hydrology Research, doi:10.2166/nh.2014.111. [Journal Impact Factor: 1.555]

 36).   Owusu, P. A., Odai, S. N., Annor, F. O. and Adjei, K. A. (2012). Reservoir storage for managing floods in urban areas: A case study of Dzorwulu Basin in Accra. Journal of Hydrological Processes DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9286.

37).   Shaibu, S., Odai, S. N., Adjei, K. A., Osei Jnr., E. and Annor, F. O. (2012). Simulation of runoff for the Black Volta Basin using satellite observation data, International Journal of River Basin Management 10(3): 245 – 254.

 38).   Annor, F. O., van de Giesen, N., Liebe, J., van der Zaag, P., Tilmant, A. and Odai, S. N. (2009). Delineation of small reservoirs using radar imagery in a semi-arid environment: a case study in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 34: 309 – 315.

 39).   Adwubi, A., Amegashie, B. K., Agyare, W. A., Tamene. L., Odai, S. N., Quansah, C. and Vlek, P. (2009). Assessing sediment inputs to small reservoirs in Upper East Region, Ghana. Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management, 14(4): 279 – 287.

 40).   Ofosu, E. A., van der Zaag, P., van de Giesen, N. and Odai, S. N. (2010). Productivity of Irrigation Technologies in the White Volta Basin. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 35(13-14): 706 – 716.

 41).   Ouinsou Houenou, V. N. I. F., Odai, S. N., Annor, F. O. and Adjei, K. A. (2012). Productivity of stored water in small reservoirs for agriculture in the White Volta Basin, Burkina Faso. Research Journal in Engineering and Applied Sciences 1(1): 29 – 36.

 42).   Amegashie, B. K., Quansah, C., Agyare, W. A., Bonsu, M. and Odai, S. N. (2012). On-site effects and cost of fertility erosion from five small reservoir catchments in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Journal of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 32 (2), 78 – 93.   

43).   Boakye E., Odai S. N., Adjei, K. A. and Annor. F. O. (2008). Landsat Images for Assessment of the Impact of Land Use and Land Cover Changes on the Barekese Catchment in Ghana. European Journal of Scientific Research 22(2): 269 – 278

44).   Odai, S. N., Mensah, E., Sipitey, D., Shoji. R. and Awuah, E. (2008). Heavy Metals Uptake by Vegetables Cultivated on Urban Waste Dumpsites: Case Study of Kumasi, Ghana. Research Journal of Environmental Toxicology 2(2): 92 – 99.

 45).   Mensah, E., Odai, S. N., Kyei-Baffour N. and Ofori, E. (2008). Influence of Transpiration on Cadmium and Lead Uptake by Cabbage, Carrots and Lettuce from Irrigation Water in Ghana. Asian Journal of Agricultural Research 2(2): 56 – 60.

 46).   Mensah, E., Allen H. E., Shoji, R. Odai, S. N., Kyei-Baffour N., Ofori, E. and Mezler, D. (2008). Cadmium and Lead Concentrations Effects on Yields of Some Vegetables due to Uptake from Irrigation Water in Ghana. International Journal of Agricultural Research 3(4): 243 – 251.

47).   Ofosu, S. A., Odai S. N. and Oduro-Kwarteng, S. (2009). Institutional Arrangements for Managing Water Resources: Experiences of Densu Basin Board in Ghana. International Journal of Engineering Science 1(1): 75 – 80.

 WASH Governance publications

 48).   Oduro-Kwarteng, S., Monney, I., & Braimah, I. (2015). Human resource capacity in Ghana's water, sanitation and hygiene sector: analysis of capacity gaps and policy implications. Water policy 17, 502-519, doi:10.2166/wp.2014.293

49).   Isaac Monney, Sampson Oduro-Kwarteng and Samuel Nii Odai (2014). Assessing human resource capacity needs to meet the MDG targets on water and sanitation in Ghana, Developing Country Studies, Vol 4, No.10, pp 17-27.