Received: 19 September 2017
Accepted: 1 February 2018
First Online: 10 February 2018
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
: Mr. Abakari Godwin holds a BSc in Natural Resources and Environment and majored in Ecotourism and Environmental Management from the University for Development Studies. He is a Research Assistant in the same University under the faculty of Natural Resources and Environment.Dr. Samuel J. Cobbina is a Senior Lecturer and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment of the University for Development Studies. He has a PhD in Environmental Science and Engineering from Jiangsu University and an MPhil in Environmental Science from the University of Ghana. He has research and teaching experience spanning a period of thirteen years in the field of Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment. He has several publications in referred journal. He has been the principal researcher in various projects such as the UNICEF funded studies on hand washing with soap (HWWS) in basic schools in the northern region of Ghana and the CIDA-funded FARMER project on the Quality of water in dugouts in northern Ghana. He is currently a member of a research team assessing the environmental and human health impacts of oil and gas activities on frontline communities in Ghana.Mr. Yeleliere Enoch holds BSc in Renewable Natural Resources option in Ecotourism and Environmental management from the University for Development Studies. He is a research Assistant in Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, University for Development Studies.