Welcome to LHWP Phase I

At inception, the project was designed to include five phases implemented over a period of 30 years and expected to transfer about 70 m3/s of water to the Gauteng Province in South Africa. Phase I of the was split into Phases 1A and 1B. The main physical features of Phase `1A are the Katse dam, the transfer tunnel from Katse to ‘Muela Hydropower station, The Muela Hydropower station and appurtenances and the delivery tunnel to the border with South Africa.

Phase 1B involved the construction of the Mohale dams, the diversion tunnel to the Katse dam Both phases also involved the construction of infrastructure such as tarred roads, feeder roads, bridges, camps, health facilities as well as environmental and social programmes.

Water Delivery & Electricity sales/prod. as at June 2018

Commodity Units Revenue
Water 14619.423MCM M8,695,969,596.31
Electricity 8,769,321GWh M1,083,848,553.94

Dams Water Level as at 07 Aug 2018

Dam Volume Level* Full
Katse 1274.31MCM 2031.59masl 65.35%
Mohale 297.2MCM 2034.040masl 31.4%
*metres above sea level

Water and Electricity Sales Historical Data as at June 2018

Document Title
Water Sales[pdf]
Electric Sales LEC [pdf]
Electric Sales Eskom [pdf]