Clanwilliam Dam: Western Cape

W Cape E Cape N Cape Gauteng KZN Mpumalanga Free State Northwest Limpopo

Clanwilliam Dam (Near Clanwilliam) Max. capacity 121.8 mil.cub.m.

Olifants River Lat: -32.177326 Long: 18.873618
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The dam wall was completed in 1935, approximately 38 m high. In 1966 the wall was raised by 6 m (3 m sluice gates).

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Useful links.
Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (Dam information and levels)

Clanwilliam Dam Website