OSMOSUN®SW80 – Rodrigues Island, Mauritius

An OSMOSUN® Sea Water unit producing 80m3 of clean water per day operating only with solar energy, without batteries, and 160m3 every night, powered by the local energy grid.




The OSMOSUN®SW80 desalination plant, based in Caverne Bouteille, on Rodrigues’ Island in Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, is operated by the Water Department of the Rodrigues’ Regional Assembly, to supply the local freshwater system with 240m3 / day. The unit is fed with raw water with 35 g / l salinity through a beach well drilled in coral subsoil. The unit produces, along with the sun exposure, 80m3 / day in complete autonomy, and when required by the local population, 160m3 powered by the local energy grid at night.