Klipberg Dam

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Klipberg Dam
Official name Klipberg Dam
Country South Africa
Location McGregor, Western Cape
Coordinates 33°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
Purpose Irrigation
Opening date 1964
Operator(s) Department of Water Affairs
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Arch dam
Impounds Konings River
Height 26 m
Length 103 m
Creates Klipberg Dam Reservoir
Total capacity 1 990 000 m3
Surface area 26.5 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. The hazard potential of the dam has been ranked high (3). It is located in the Breede Water Management Area.

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