Metolong Dam


Metolong Programme Implementation Unit



Project Value:

150 Million USD

Project Description

The Metolong Dam and raw water pump station project in Lesotho Kingdom required the construction of a 73m high roller compacted concrete dam, with a crest length of 210m.

It also involved impounding a 53 million m³ reservoir at the full supply level with a multi stage raw water intake and pump station, and a raw water transmission main from the dam to a downstream water treatment facility.

With the country having experienced droughts, the dam's development benefits half a million people and provides water to a third of the population of Lesotho.


Services Provided
  • Hydraulic structures
  • Construction supervision
  • Technical advisory
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