Settlers Dam

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Settlers Dam
Settlers Dam is located in South Africa
Settlers Dam
Location of Settlers Dam in South Africa
Country South Africa
Location Grahamstown
Coordinates 33°24′42″S 26°30′34″E / 33.41167°S 26.50944°E / -33.41167; 26.50944Coordinates: 33°24′42″S 26°30′34″E / 33.41167°S 26.50944°E / -33.41167; 26.50944
Purpose Household and recreation
Status Operational
Dam and spillways
Impounds Kariega and Palmiet Rivers

Settlers Dam is situated outside Grahamstown, South Africa, east of the Kariega and Palmiet River's confluence. Its purpose is recreation and water supply for Grahamstown.[1]

The dam is flanked on its northern shore by the Thomas Baines Nature Reserve.


  1. ^ Bernatzky, Alex. "When the well runs dry". UPIU. Retrieved 25 May 2011.