Kyambura Small Hydro Power Project

Location: Uganda

Client: Uganda National Roads Authority

Service: Environmental and social consultancy

The Kyambura Small hydro power is located on the Kyambura River in Rubiziri District in South-western Uganda. The key project structures comprise a concrete flow diversion weir and intake, pebble basin for flushing coarse river bed material, 2.7 km headrace canal, incorporating a settling basin tank, forebay, 0.95 km of penstock, and a surface power station. The power station will be equipped with two Francis generating units with a combined installed capacity of 7.6 MW and an estimated energy output of 36.7 GWh/ per year.

Eco and Partner provided Environmental and Social Consultancy services including: reconnaissance visits, preparation of the scoping report and terms of reference, and quality control for preparation of the ESIS. The ESIA was prepared in accordance with Ugandan environmental legislation and international best practice embedded in the IFC sustainability framework.


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