|Official name||Spitskop Dam|
|Location||North of Kimberley in the Northern Cape province.|
|Opening date||1975 (renovated 1989)|
|Owner(s)||Department of Water Affairs|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Earth fill dam|
|Creates||Spitskop Dam Reservoir|
|Total capacity||57 887 000 m3|
|Catchment area||26 922 km2|
|Surface area||2509 ha|
Spitskop Dam is an earth-fill type dam located on the Harts River in the Northern Cape Province north of the city of Kimberley in South Africa. It was established in 1975 and rebuilt in 1989 after breaching during a flood in 1988. It has a full capacity of 57.887 million cubic meters of water and serves primarily for irrigation purposes. The hazard potential of the dam has been ranked high (3).
- Department of Water Affairs
- List of South African Dams from the Department of Water Affairs.
- Reyneke, J. 2004 Capacity determination of Spitskop Dam, Department of Water Affairs.
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