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Table 1 Description of study sites and sample collection

From: Assessment of the quality of groundwater for drinking purposes in the Upper West and Northern regions of Ghana

Region District Community Number of borehole samples taken Date of sampling
Upper West region Nadowli-Kaleo Nadowli 1 13/4/2015
  Wa West Bulka, Bulinkyere, Buliyuu, Bungbere, Chabere, Charlie, Daku, Domawaa School, Dornye School, Ga clinic, gurungu, Jagluu Soleyiri, Jinokuraa, Metti, Mwabasi, Nankapaabule, Nanyayiri, Samambo, Siea-Suana, Siira Morazu, Tankara, Wekorbo 22 12/1/2015–16/1/2015
  Wa East Balazuu, Bayiri, Guonoo, Nahaa, Zinyee Kumasi, Zinye 6 23/12/2014
  Wa Municipal Islamic SHS, Bamahu, Napogiba Koley, Wa township 5 24/1/2015
  Jirapa Jirapa Farms, Jirapa Township, Jirapa Township, Hiineteng N-Nyarateng 4 14/2/2015–10/4/2015
  Sissala West Fielmuo, Suleteng, Gyanvuur, Liero, Zienle’s house, Liero Nyokubagr 5 24/7/2014–15/4/2015
Northern region Sawla-Tuna-Kalba Dandanpiri, Dankomplayiri, Nochiteyiri, Sagbayiri, Sey-Goyiri, Tuna-Balie, Wula 7 1/4/2015