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AQUAVIRUNGA

AQUAVIRUNGA Ltd, established on 10 February 2007 in Kigali, is a Rwandan company that provides drinking water and sanitation services at national and international level. Its administrative head office is established at Mizingo, Kanzenze Sector, Rubavu District, in the Western Province.

AQUAVIRUNGA Ltd has two (2) shareholders, namely AQUARWANDA Ltd (Rwanda) and NV PWN Water Supply Company in Northern Holland (The Netherlands) with respectively 49% and 51% of shares.

Public Private Partnerships

AQUAVIRUNGA presently operates two Public-Private-Partnership Contracts in Rwanda:

No Title of the Contract PPP partner Start date End date
1 Design, Rehabilitate, Finance and Operate DRFO)of the Yungwe-Bikore and Mizingo-Mutura drinking water supply systems District of Rubavu 01/02/2009 31/01/2024
2 Delegated Management of the Mutera drinking   water supply system Musanze and Nyabihu Inter-district Association 25/02/2010 24/02/2024

Objectives

AQUAVIRUNGA’s overall objective is to contribute to the U.N. Millennium Development Goals by improving operation and maintenance of drinking water supply systems to ensure sustainable supply of good quality drinking water in sufficient quantity to the population in the area served by them. AQUAVIRUNGA’s specific objectives are:

  • Management of water supply systems in a professional, efficient and cost effective way through the establishment of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP);
  • Establishment of organizational structures, management methods and tools that ensure the sustainable operation and development of drinking water supply systems;
  • Strengthening the capacity and performance of national staff.

Stakeholders

The direct stakeholders of the PPP contracts are:

  • The populations as the beneficiaries of the services (over 270,000);
  • The District of Rubavu and the Interdistrict Association of Nyabihu and Musanze as the owners of the infrastructure;
  • AQUAVIRUNGA Ltd as the operator of the systems.

Characteristics

AQUAVIRUNGA manages:

  • 8 sources (5 ground- and 3 surface water)
  • 30 km transport mains
  • 3 water treatment plants
  • 1 pumping station
  • 350 km distribution pipes
  • 212 public standpipes
  • 972 private connections

Results

Key performance indicators of operating the Yungwe-Bikore and Mizingo-Mutura Water Supply Systems:

Indicators

2009

2010

2011

2012

Production capacity (m3/d)

1,944

2,344

2,344

2,344

Volume invoiced (m3/y)

220,617

262,189

297,831

349,387

Income (million Rwf)

128,7

232,3

190,1

215,6

Operational cost coverage ratio (%)

81%

86%

91%

 

Key performance indicators of operating the Mutera Water Supply System:

Indicators

2010

2011

2012

Production capacity (m3/d)

450

450

450

Volume invoiced (m3/y)

42,252

63,523

76,123

Income (million Rwf)

21,1

42,5

47,6

Operational cost coverage ratio (%)

74%

87%

94%

 

 Performance Aquavirunga in graphs

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P.O. Box 1630
Kigali
Rwanda
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