Douglas Weir

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Douglas Weir
Official nameDouglas Weir
LocationNorthern Cape, South Africa
Coordinates29°4′1″S 23°50′1″E / 29.06694°S 23.83361°E / -29.06694; 23.83361Coordinates: 29°4′1″S 23°50′1″E / 29.06694°S 23.83361°E / -29.06694; 23.83361
Opening date1977
Operator(s)Department of Water Affairs and Forestry
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsVaal River
Height10 m
Length1063 m
CreatesDouglas Weir Reservoir
Total capacity16 700 000 m³
Surface area799 ha

Douglas Weir is a dam on the Vaal River, near Douglas, Northern Cape, South Africa. It was established in 1977.

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