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Taung Dam

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Official name  Taung Dam
Type of dam  gravity
Height  42 m
Surface area  4.65 km²
Impound  Harts River
Opening date  1993
Impounds  Harts River
Length  255 m
Total capacity  58.9 million m³
Location  North West, South Africa
Operator(s)  Department of Water Affairs and Forestry
Similar  Spitskop Dam, Bloemhof Dam, Bospoort Dam, Leon Taljaard Nature R, Klipvoor Dam

Taung dam from above

Taung Dam is a gravity type dam located on the Harts River near Taung, North West, South Africa. It was established in 1993 and serves mainly for irrigation purposes. Its hazard potential has been ranked high (3).


Map of Taung Dam, South Africa

Fishing at taung dam


Taung Dam Wikipedia

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