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Lesotho - Metolong Dam Toilets&Brick Making - John Hogg - 090625 (12)

Water Projects, Lesotho.

Advance Infrastructure of the Metolong Dam and Water Supply Programme included bridges (two) and a tarred access road of 32km road to the site from Maseru. Also power supply, water and sanitation, telecommunications, construction camp and permanent operational facilities.

The area and site where the dam is to built. A roller compacted concret (RCC) dam, 73m high, 210 crest length and a reservoir of 53m m3 capacity with a raw water pump station. Locals contracted to make bricks and flooring for the toilets that are being built free for each household in the area.


Photograph : John Hogg


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Taken on June 25, 2009