State: Western Equatoria
Country: South Sudan
Tribal Group: Zande
Drilling Date: May 2018
Description: A solar and battery powered water tower with 5 distribution points capable of serving 2,500 people/day
Nzara Village Supplier 3 Construction
During 1st and 2nd Quarter, 2018 Aqua-Africa implemented a third-generation water tower in Nzara, a community that is in the Southwest part of South Sudan. Along with our partners, we were able to build a water tower with five (5) distribution points that can provide clean water for 2,500 people/day. Unlike previous “Village Supplier” water towers, our engineering team piloted the use of a control box that recognizes the amount of available sunlight. With solar panels being the primary source of power for the Village Supplier, this breakthrough allowed us to incorporate battery power. This battery power permits continuous pumping several hours after sundown and on cloudy days.