Kigali is the capital City of Rwanda with a population over 1 million. Nyabarongo River is one of the main water sources of the city for drinking water. Water shortage is one of the main issues for the city.
Nyabarongo River water has a main problem of high content of iron and manganese besides high turbidity and suspended solids. Culligan built a pilot plant to test best technology for treating iron and manganese and turbidity in 2014. After the successful test results process designed accordingly and Culligan OFSY 480 Filtration units upgraded and modified according to treat high iron and manganese content.
Due to high water demand, first phase of the project completed within 6 months and inaugurated in 2016. Second phase inauguration projected for July 2017