Eastern Cape Dams

  • More InfoUpdated: June 2015
    Loerie Dam
    • Baviaanskloof
    The Loerie dam was built as part of the Kouga dam scheme with the purpose of supplying Port Elizabeth with water. The dam includes a filtration and pump system to balance the pressure in the pipelines, controlled by one of the...
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  • More InfoUpdated: August 2015
    P.W.F. Weyers, a former hawker, who lost cattle in an attack by the Boers during the Anglo-Boer War, was said to have started Darlington farm in the Jansenville district. He always said that the Boers had shot his animals in the...
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    • Lakes
  • More InfoUpdated: 4 months ago
    Kouga Dam
    • Baviaanskloof
    The dam is a double curvature arch dam 82 m high with a storage capacity of 128,7 million m3. Provision was made in the design to allow for a future raising of the water level by some 15,2 m. The construction of the wall marked...
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