Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase II

Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase II


Water transfer from Lesotho to South Africa, for water supply to South Africa and hydropower generation in Lesotho. The project objectives are to:
• To provide revenue to Lesotho by transferring water from the catchment of the Senqu/Orange river in Lesotho to meet the growing demand for water in the RSA’s major industrial and population centres
• To avail an increased assurance of water supply for the regional economic hub in South Africa • To generate hydro-electric power for Lesotho
• To provide the opportunity to undertake ancillary developments such as the provision of water for irrigation and potable water supply
• To promote the general development of the remote and underdeveloped mountain regions of Lesotho.


Posted on

September 11, 2023

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