Bridle Drift Dam[Department of Water Affairs ]

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Bridal Drift Dam is a rock-fill type dam on the Buffalo River, near East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa. It was first constructed in 1969 and renovated in 1994. The purpose of the dam is for industrial and domestic use, the reservoir is now the main drinking water supply for Buffalo City.

The Bridal Drift Dam, an artificial lake on the Buffalo River, has been reclaimed from the water hyacinth and is now a good spot for large bass fishing.Boating and wind surfing are also enjoyed at the lake and canoes are available for hire.



Eastern Cape, East London. GPS: -32.9868011, 27.7206993


Tel: 084 600 5432
Fax: 043 764 9304
Cell: 085 555 3839