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Spioenkop Dam

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Official name  Spioenkop Dam
Location  KwaZulu-Natal
Opening date  1972
Height  53 m
Catchment area  2,452 km²
Impound  Tugela River
Country  South Africa
Purpose  Irrigation
Type of dam  Earth fill dam
Opened  1972
Surface area  15.31 km²

Owner  Department of Water and Sanitation
Similar  Woodstock Dam, Wagendrift Dam, HERON TOURS ‑ SPION K, Zaaihoek Dam, Kilburn Dam

Spioenkop dam


Spioenkop Dam impounds the Tugela River in KwaZulu-Natal. It is located within a nature reserve by the same name. The dam was commissioned in 1972, has a capacity of 272,265 cubic metres (9,614,900 cu ft), and a surface area of 15.314 square kilometres (5.913 sq mi), the dam wall is 53 metres (174 ft) high. Spion Kop (hill) is located 2.5 km to the north of the dam.

Contents

Map of Spioenkop Dam, South Africa

References

Spioenkop Dam Wikipedia


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