|Official name||Krugerdrift Dam|
|Owner(s)||Department of Water Affairs|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Arch-gravity dam|
|Height||25 m (82 ft)|
|Length||4,956 m (16,260 ft)|
|Creates||Krugerdrift Dam Reservoir|
|Total capacity||66,000,000 m3 (54,000 acre⋅ft)|
|Catchment area||6,331 km2 (2,444 sq mi)|
|Surface area||1,853 ha (4,580 acres)|
Krugersdrift Dam in the Modder River 35 km N-West of Bloemfontein, OFS Province of South Africa has a capacity of 73.2 million cubic metres. It was built in 1970 with a wall length of 3114 m, height of 26 m and a surface area of 1 853 ha The huge dam is very shallow and can lose its water in a short period of time due to usage and evaporation. The Dam is situated in the Soetdoring Nature Reserve and holds yellowfish, Orange River mudfish, barbel and carp.
It is a popular birding venue with large numbers of South African Shelduck, Spur-winged Goose and Egyptian Goose, Access to the reserve is from the Bloemfontein-Bultfontein road (R700) or from the Bloemfontein-Kimberley road (R64); the reserve is about 40 kilometres from Bloemfontein's city centre.
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