Albert Falls Dam
|Albert Falls Dam|
|Official name||Albert Falls Dam|
|Location||Near Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal|
|Purpose||Irrigation and domestic|
|Owner(s)||Department of Water Affairs|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Earth fill dam|
|Height||33 metres (108 ft)|
|Length||2,006 metres (6,581 ft)|
|Creates||Albert Falls Dam Reservoir|
|Total capacity||290.1 million cubic metres (10.24×109 cu ft)|
|Surface area||2,350 hectares (5,800 acres)|
Albert Falls Dam is a dam in the Umgeni River, just outside Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It was established in 1976. It has a gross capacity of 290.1 million cubic meters and a surface area of 23.521 square kilometres (9.082 sq mi), the dam wall is 33 metres (108 ft) high.
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Lots of people make use of this dam for fishing, swimming,boating, waterskiing, kneeboarding, sailing, and other water activities. The water is brown and murky.