Stettynskloof Dam

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Stettynskloof Dam
Stettynskloof Dam is located in Western Cape
Stettynskloof Dam
Location of Stettynskloof Dam in Western Cape
Official nameStettynskloof Dam
CountrySouth Africa
LocationWestern Cape
Coordinates33°50′00″S 19°15′05″E / 33.83333°S 19.25139°E / -33.83333; 19.25139Coordinates: 33°50′00″S 19°15′05″E / 33.83333°S 19.25139°E / -33.83333; 19.25139
Opening date1981
Dam and spillways
Type of damearth-fill, rock-fill
ImpoundsStettynskloof River
Height48 m
Length250 m
Total capacity15 000 000 m3
Catchment area55 km2
Surface area90 ha

Stettynskloof Dam is a combined earth-fill/rock-fill type dam located on the Stettynskloof River in South Africa. It serves mainly for municipal and industrial use and its hazard potential has been ranked high (3).

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