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Abundant Waters: Harnessing Water for Lesotho's Future

March 15, 2011

The Kingdom of Lesotho has an abundance of water in its mountainous areas - the Lesotho Highlands. In Lesotho's Lowlands however, where the majority of its population live and work, there is an urgent need to increase quantity, quality and reliability of water supply. To harness water for Lesotho's future, the Government is undertaking the Metolong Dam and Water Supply Program that will more than double the supply of water to the capital Maseru and four surrounding towns.