Chinese firm wins Rwanda water contract

June 9th, 2023

Rwanda’s Water and Sanitation Corporation has awarded the contract for the construction of the Kivu Belt Water Supply System (Phase I) to China Geo-Engineering Corporation.

The contract is worth Rwandan franc 11.2 billion (US$9.9 million). The contract duration period is 18 months.

The works include the construction of a water treatment plant with a capacity of 13,000m3/day, raw water intake, concrete tanks and pressure breakers, inspection chambers and water points, the supply and installation of 124km of pipes and the construction and installation of a pumping station. 

The works will be executed in the Rutsiro and Karongi Districts in the Western Province. 

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