Klipberg Dam

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Klipberg Dam
Official nameKlipberg Dam
CountrySouth Africa
LocationMcGregor, Western Cape
Coordinates33°56′30″S 19°47′21″E / 33.94167°S 19.78917°E / -33.94167; 19.78917Coordinates: 33°56′30″S 19°47′21″E / 33.94167°S 19.78917°E / -33.94167; 19.78917
Opening date1964
Operator(s)Department of Water Affairs
Dam and spillways
Type of damArch dam
ImpoundsKonings River
Height26 m
Length103 m
CreatesKlipberg Dam Reservoir
Total capacity1 990 000 m3
Surface area26.5 ha

Klipberg Dam is an arch type dam located on the Konings River, near McGregor, Western Cape, South Africa. It was established in 1964 and its main purpose is to serve for irrigation. It is located in the Breede Water Management Area.

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