Kammanassie Dam

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Kammanassie Dam
Official nameKammanassie Dam
LocationWestern Cape, South Africa
Coordinates33°40′1″S 22°25′1″E / 33.66694°S 22.41694°E / -33.66694; 22.41694Coordinates: 33°40′1″S 22°25′1″E / 33.66694°S 22.41694°E / -33.66694; 22.41694
Opening date1923
Operator(s)Department of Water Affairs and Forestry
Dam and spillways
Type of damgravity
ImpoundsKammanassie River
Height35 m
Length390 m
CreatesKammanassie Dam Reservoir
Total capacity35 870 000 m³
Surface area351.6 ha

Kammanassie Dam is a gravity type dam located on the Kammanassie River, near De Rust, Western Cape, South Africa. It was established in 1923. The primary purpose of the dam is to serve for irrigation purposes and its hazard potential has been ranked high (3).

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