Lake Arthur Dam
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|Lake Arthur Dam|
|Official name||Lake Arthur Dam|
|Location||Cradock, Eastern Cape|
|Owner(s)||Department of Water Affairs|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Earth fill dam|
|Total capacity||10 700 000 m³|
|Surface area||886.7 ha|
Lake Arthur Dam is an earth-fill type dam located on the Tarka River, near Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa. It was established in 1924 and serves mainly for irrigation purposes. The hazard potential of the dam has been ranked high (3).
- List of South African Dams from the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (South Africa)
- Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Human Science Research Council. p. 90. Retrieved 1 November 2015.
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