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Vanderkloof Dam

Vanderkloof Dam (previously the PK le Roux Dam) is situated 130km downstream of Gariep dam on the Orange River. It forms the second largest storage reservoir in South Africa with a capacity of over 3 200 million m³. The dam forms an integral component of the Orange River Project (together with Gariep Dam) and supplies water to the Riet River catchment as well as to the various users along the remaining 1 400km of the Orange River.

The Vanderkloof Dam is currently the highest dam in South Africa with a wall height of 107m and a crest length of 765m. Similar to Gariep Dam, it is a composite gravity arch dam containing 1.1 million m³ of concrete and has a central arch which transitions into a gravity flank on the left bank.

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Vanderkloof Dam was originally scheduled to commence at the same time as the Gariep Dam, but in October 1967, construction was postponed in accordance with government measures to curb inflation in the national economy. During 1969, the Cabinet decided to proceed with the project and in 1970 tenders were requested for a second time. The tender prices …

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Vanderkloof Accommodation

Vanderkloof Dam has the following accommodation venues waiting to make you feel at home. Click on the venue name for booking and more details about each venues. Hotel / Motel: No Listings . Guest Houses: No Listings . Lodges: No Listings . Bed & Breakfast: No Listings . Guest Farms: No Listings . Overnight Rooms: …

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Vanderkloof Restaurants

Vanderkloof has some of the finest dinning venues in the Upper Karoo region and they are waiting to serve you their delicious food prepaired and served with true Karoo hospitality and style. Restaurants: Click on the venue name to read more about them. No Listing . Pub & Grill: Click on the venue name to …

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Vanderkloof Education

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