What We Do

About Us

about usDue to the distance involved from the Gariep Dam to Darlington Dam the Department developed a computer model, which also takes into consideration the quality of the water that is required in Darlington Dam and arranges the releases from Oviston accordingly..

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Our Dams

damsThe original purpose of the dam was to act as a balancing dam for the irrigation canals. During construction a secondary purpose, the augmenting of the water supply for Port Elizabeth was identified.

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Our Dams


Gariep
Gariep Dam

The Gariep Dam was originally named the Hendrik Verwoerd Dam after the first Prime Minister of the Republic of South Africa Hendrik....

Darlington
Darlington Dam

Darlington Dam (Lake Mentz) was completed during 1922 and filled for the first time during 1928 as a result of runoff from the....

Scheepersvlakte
Scheepersvlakte Dam

Scheepersvlakte Dam is situated about 15 km east of Kirkwood and 5 km north of Sunland in a dry tributary of the Coerney river....

Korhaans
KorhaansWeir

The construction of the diversion weir, Korhaans Weir commenced during 1911 and was completed in 1913

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Location Services

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Box 10, Sunland 6115

Tel: +27 42 234 0038

Fax: +27 42 234 0022