Metz Dam

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Metz Dam
Official nameMetz Dam
CountrySouth Africa
Owner(s)Department of Water Affairs
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarth fill dam
ImpoundsMoetladimo River
Height16 metres (52 ft)
Length760 metres (2,490 ft)
CreatesMetz Dam Reservoir
Total capacity385,000,000 cubic metres (1.36×1010 cu ft)
Surface area55 ha

Metz Dam is an earth-fill type dam located on the Moetladimo River, near Trichardsdal, Limpopo, South Africa. The dam serves mainly for domestic supply, stock watering and irrigation and its hazard potential has been ranked significant (2).

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Coordinates: 24°15′19″S 30°27′08″E / 24.2553°S 30.4522°E / -24.2553; 30.4522