Morgenstond Dam

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Morgenstond Dam in the Ngwempisi River, Mpumalanga Province of South Africa has a capacity of 100.2million cubic metres. It was built near Amsterdam in 1978, has a wall length of 574 metres and a Height of 43 metres with a surface area of 977 hectares. Morgenstond, Westoe and Jericho Dams (All in the same area) are interlinked and operate as a system. Water is released from Westoe to Jericho under gravity through a tunnel and pipeline. Water from the Morgenstond Dam is pumped to the Jericho Dam. From Jericho Dam, water is pumped out of the catchment area for use by Eskom.

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Mpumalanga, Amsterdam. GPS: -26.7276001, 30.5158997

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