Lake Malawi

Lake Malawi Water Supply Project

Flagship project
Malawi
120km in length and 1.2 diameter bulk water pipeline
100ML/day Water treatment works

An emergency project to extract water from Lake Malawi and supply to Lilongwe City in Malawi.

Lake Malawi - Lilongwe a 120km in length and 1.2m diam. bulk water pipeline, 100ML/day water treatment works.

South Zambezi (Consulting Engineers) in conjunction with Khato Civils (Pty) Limited has been appointed to undertake the mega water supply project which is known as the Lake Malawi Water Supply Project.

The project will pump and deliver 100 million litres of potable water from Lake Malawi to Lilongwe City every day, putting a complete halt to problems that have affected the lifestyle and livelihoods of the city’s two million residents.

Valued at about $500 million, it is billed as Africa’s largest water transfer project under construction and is expected to be completed by 2019.