Stettynskloof Dam

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Stettynskloof Dam
Stettynskloof Dam is located in Western Cape
Stettynskloof Dam
Location of Stettynskloof Dam in South Africa Western Cape
Official name Stettynskloof Dam
Country South Africa
Location Western Cape
Coordinates 33°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 date 1981
Dam and spillways
Type of dam earth-fill, rock-fill
Impounds Stettynskloof River
Height 48 m
Length 250 m
Total capacity 15 000 000 m3
Catchment area 55 km2
Surface area 90 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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