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Nwanedi Dam, Limpopo

There are >345 dams in Limpopo with a capacity >20 000 m3 (domestic, industrial, irrigation, stock watering)

Albasini Dam

Albasini Dam was built in 1952 and was raised (by means of spillway gates) in 1970/71. This dam was built primarily to supply the Levubu Irrigation Scheme.

ConstructedCapacity (mil.cub.m)Wall TypeRiver
195225.6Gravity and ArchLuvuhu River

Ebenezer Dam

ConstructedCapacity (mil.cub.m)Wall typeRiver
195970Earth fillGreat Letaba

Flag Boshielo Dam

Flag Boshielo was born in 1920 in Phokoane village, in the Sekhukhuneland district in Northern Transvaal, now Limpopo Province. Boshielo joined the ANC and SACP in the 1940’s. He was founder member of Sebatakgomo, a migrant worker movement formed in 1954. The ANC sent him to Moscow for political and military training. From there he went to Tanzania where he Umkhonto we Sizwe. In 1972, he was captured near Caprivi by the Rhodesian security while trying to infiltrate South Africa. Boshielo has not been seen since.

ConstructedCapacity (mil.cub.m)Wall typeRiver
1987 completed. Raised and refurbished 2004185Earthfill (left flank) Concrete (roll crete)Olifants River

Mokolo Dam (Hans Strijdom)

The Mokolo Dam was previously known as the Hans Strydom Dam.

ConstructedCapacity (mil.cub.m)Wall typeRiver
1980146RockfillMokolo River

Nandoni Dam

The Nandoni Dam was scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2005 and the Water Treatment Works scheduled for completion in 2009.

ConstructedCapacityWall typeRiver
2005163Earthfill and Concrete GravityLuvhuvhu River

Note: Previously known as the Mtoti Dam

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