|Official name||Elandskloof Dam|
|Location||Villiersdorp, Western Cape|
|Purpose||Irrigation and domestic|
|Owner(s)||Department of Water Affairs|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Gravity dam|
|Creates||Elandskloof Dam Reservoir|
|Total capacity||11 500 000 m³|
|Catchment area||50 km2|
|Surface area||70 ha|
Elandskloof Dam is a gravity type dam located on the Elands River, near Villiersdorp, Western Cape, South Africa. It was established in 1976. The primary purpose of the dam is for irrigation and domestic water supply. Its hazard potential has been ranked high (3).
This dam flows into the Theewaterskloof dam, which is a major supplier of drinking water to the city of cape town.
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