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Lesotho Highlands Water Project Memorial
Clarens, Free State

Date:c1996
Type:Memorial
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
28°30'54.15" S 28°25'14.41" E Alt: 1813m

Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is the largest bi-national infrastructure project between Lesotho and South Africa. It involves the construction of an intricate network of tunnels and dams to divert water from the mountains of Lesotho to South Africa. It [provides] water for South Africa and money and hydroelectricity for Lesotho. (Water Technology, accessed 2023 07 07)

Transcription of descriptive plaque

NEW AND USED CUTTERS
FROM THE WIRTH TUNNEL BORING MACHINE
THAT COMPLETED 19 KM
OF THE DELIVERY TUNNEL NORTH
OF THE LESOTHO HIGHLANDS PROJECT