Kruismansrivier Dam

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Kruisrivier Dam
Official nameKruisrivier Dam
LocationWestern Cape, South Africa
Coordinates32°44′5″S 18°50′0″E / 32.73472°S 18.83333°E / -32.73472; 18.83333Coordinates: 32°44′5″S 18°50′0″E / 32.73472°S 18.83333°E / -32.73472; 18.83333
Opening date1992
Operator(s)Department of Water Affairs and Forestry
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsKruis River
Height18 m
CreatesKruisrivier Dam Reservoir
Total capacity1 500 000 m³
Surface area18 ha

Kruismansrivier Dam, is a dam located on the Kruis River, Western Cape, South Africa. It was established in 1992 and it serves mainly for irrigation. The hazard potential of the dam has been ranked significant (2).

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