Place

Burundi


Client

NILE BASIN INITIATIVE - NILE EQUATORIAL LAKES SUBSIDIARY ACTION PROGRAM (NELSAP)


Year

2015 -in progress

Description for Ruvyironza (Burundi)

Ruvyronza is a multipurpose reservoir envisaged for agriculture (paddy rice and likely to include pulses and vegetables for local markets including Gitega town), hydropower (22 MW) as well as municipal water supply.

Main Features

  • RCC Dam (Catchment Area = 2000 km2, H = 65 m, V = 266 Mm3)
  • Powerhouse (Francis Turbines, IP = 22 MW, Q =20.5 m3/s, E_avg = 149.3 GWh/y)
  • 110/30 kV Switchyard
  • Irrigation Scheme (A = 14'670 ha)
  • Water Supply (265'000 population)

Engineering Services

  • Feasibility Study
  • Detail Design
  • Tender Documents

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