Nile basin initiative Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP)
2015 -in progress
Description for Ruvyironza Multi-Purpose Project (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.
- RCC Dam ( Catchment Area = 2000 km2, H = 65 m, V = 266 Mm 3)
- 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 )
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