Inanda Dam

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Inanda Dam
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Official nameInanda Dam
CountrySouth Africa
LocationHillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal
Coordinates29°42′1″S 30°52′1″E / 29.70028°S 30.86694°E / -29.70028; 30.86694Coordinates: 29°42′1″S 30°52′1″E / 29.70028°S 30.86694°E / -29.70028; 30.86694
PurposeIndustrial and domestic
Opening date1989
Owner(s)Department of Water Affairs
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarth fill dam
ImpoundsMgeni River
Height65 m
Length595 m
CreatesInanda Dam Reservoir
Total capacity241 700 000 m³
Surface area1 463 ha

Inanda Dam is an earth-fill type dam located on the Mgeni River, near Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It was established in 1989 and its primary purpose is to serve for domestic and industrial use.

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