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Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP)
Title: Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP)
Title alternative: Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA)
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Creator: Lesotho / Highlands Development Authority / Highlands Water Project
Abstract: The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) consists of hydro-power generation in Lesotho in conjunction with the provision of water supplies to the RSA. The Objectives of the Project are:
i) 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
ii) To generate hydro-electric power for Lesotho in conjunction with the water transfer
iii) To promote the general development of the remote and underdeveloped mountain regions of Lesotho,
iv) To provide the opportunity to undertake ancillary developments such as the the provision of water for irrigation and potable water supply.
Numerous documents and reports are downloadable. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Keywords: Development projects; Lesotho; Water; Hydroelectric power plants
Countries: Lesotho
Subject areas: Economy ยป Development Policy & Poverty
Resource type: Governments, Governmental Departments and Public Administration;
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Language: English
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