Bronkhorstspruit Dam

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Bronkhorstspruit Dam
Bronkhorstspruit Dam-001.jpg
Official nameBronkhorstspruit Dam
CountrySouth Africa
Coordinates25°53′15″S 28°43′15″E / 25.88750°S 28.72083°E / -25.88750; 28.72083Coordinates: 25°53′15″S 28°43′15″E / 25.88750°S 28.72083°E / -25.88750; 28.72083
PurposeIndustrial and domestic
Opening date1950
Owner(s)Department of Water Affairs
Dam and spillways
Type of damArch dam
ImpoundsBronkhorst Spruit
Height35.2 m
Length152.4 m
CreatesBronkhorstspruit Dam Reservoir
Total capacity57 913 000 m³
Surface area860.9 ha

Bronkhorstspruit Dam is a concrete-arch type dam on the Bronkhorst Spruit, near Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng, South Africa. It was established in 1950 and its main purpose is for domestic supply and industrial use.

The lake's shores are home to numerous recreational resorts and exclusive housing projects. It is a mecca for boating and water sports such as sailing, jetskiing, waterskiing and parasailing.

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