Da Gama Dam
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|Da Gama Dam|
|Official name||Da Gama Dam|
|Location||Mpumalanga, South Africa|
|Operator(s)||Department of Water Affairs and Forestry|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||earth-fill, gravity|
|Creates||Da Gama Dam Reservoir|
|Total capacity||13 578 000 m³|
|Surface area||128.9 ha|
Da Gama Dam, is an earthfill/gravity-type dam on the Witwaters River, near White River, Mpumalanga, South Africa. It was established in 1971 and its main purpose is for irrigation. Its hazard potential has been ranked to be high.
- Woodhouse, Philip (December 1995). "Water Rights and Rural Restructuring in South Africa: A Case Study from Eastern Transvaal". International Journal of Water Resources Development. 11 (4): 527–544. doi:10.1080/07900629550042182. ISSN 0790-0627.
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