The Mohale Dam impounding the Senqunyane River
|⁃ elevation||2,850 m (9,350 ft)|
|Mouth||Senqu River (Orange River)|
|1,515 m (4,970 ft)|
|Length||120 km (75 mi)|
|⁃ right||Bokong River, Jordane River, Likalaneng River|
The Senqunyane River is a river of central Lesotho. The name means Little Orange River in Sotho. The river rises in the Maluti Mountains in northwest Lesotho, and flows southwards and then westwards for 120 kilometres before joining the Senqu River (Orange River) in the southwest.
The source of the Senqunyane is the meeting point of three districts: Thaba-Tseka District, Berea District and Leribe District. It forms the border between Thaba-Tseka District and first Berea and then Maseru District for much of its length.
The Mohale Dam, opened in 2003, is part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, diverting water to the Katse Dam and hence to the Gauteng region in South Africa, including the cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria.
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