Lesotho Highlands Water Project | Katse Dam Wall

Lesotho Highlands Water Project

KATSE VILLAGE AND DAM

Katse Village and the site of the Katse dam’s wall is located some 50 kilometers (1 hour’s drive in these highlands) from Ha Lejone and motebong lodge. The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) provides daily Katse dam wall tours, including an interesting tour of the interior of the dam wall.

This tour commences with a comprehensive briefing of the history of the Lesotho Highlands water project (LHWP), from conceptualization to construction, ending with a brief on the monitoring and control equipment that is housed within the dam wall.