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Drinking water for Tshikapa

Tshikapa, DR CONGO

Improving sanitary conditions for a population struck by poverty and migration


Tshikapa, DR Congo


50.000 m³/d

Water abundance, safe drinking water scarcity

An estimated 51 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have no access to safe drinking water. The stark reality is that the DRC has one of the fastest urbanization growth rates in the world. Adequate water and sanitation infrastructure is outpaced by population growth.

Drinking water in Thsikapa
Drinking water in Thsikapa

A National Rural Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Program.

Waterleau has designed and built a AQUALITY® drinking water system for the city of Tshikapa, located in the province of West-Kasai. With a capacity of 50,000 m³/d it supplies up to 1 million people with clean and safe potable water considerably reducing water-borne diseases to a population affected by poverty and migration.

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