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Dam List – List of dams in South Africa

The following is a partial list of dams in South Africa.

In South African English (as well as Afrikaans), a dam refers to both the wall as well as the reservoir or lake that builds up as a consequence.

List of dams (reservoirs)

Name
(Alt.)
Nearest
locale
Province Impounds Year
completed
(commissioned)
Capacity
(MegaL)
Surface
area
(km2)
Wall
height
(meter)
Map
ref
Albasini Dam Louis Trichardt Limpopo Levubu River (Luvuvhu River) 1952 28,200
[N][2]
3.498 34 23°6′30″S30°7′48″E
Albert Falls Dam Pietermaritzburg KZN Umgeni River 1976 288,100
[N][3]
23.521 33 29°26′10″S30°23′18″E
Alexandra Dam Cape Town Western Cape Disa River 1903 126[4] 12 33°59′17″S18°24′42″E
Allemanskraal Dam Ventersburg Free State Sand River 1960 174,500
[N][5]
26.481 38 28°17′15″S27°9′1″E
Alphen Dam Stellenbosch Western Cape Bonte River 1990 [G][6] 18,3 34°00′42″S18°52′25″E
Armenia Dam Hobhouse Free State Leeu River 1954 13,000
[N][5]
3.933 22 29°22′15″S27°8′1″E
Beervlei Dam Willowmore Eastern Cape Groot River 1957 85,800
[N][7]
23.145 31 33°4′30″S23°29′1″E
Bedford Dam NE van Reenen Pass Free State 2011 22,000
[I][8][9]
Berg River Dam Franschhoek Western Cape Berg River 2007 127,100
[N][10]
5.260 68 33°54′34″S19°03′21″E
Binfield Park Dam Alice, Eastern Cape Eastern Cape Tyhume River 1986 (1987) 36,830 1.870 60 32°41′55″S26°54′18″E
Bivane Dam (Paris Dam) Vryheid KZN Bivane River 2000 115,200 72 27°31′10″S31°3′15″E
Bloemhoek Dam Kroonstad Free State Jordaan Spruit 1976 26,400 2.800 28 27°38′1″S27°17′0″E
Bloemhof Dam (Oppermansdrif) Bloemhof border North West Free State Vaal River 1970 1,240,200
[N][5]
230.665 33 27°40′15″S25°37′40″E
Blyderivierpoort Dam Hoedspruit Mpumalanga Blyde River 1974 54,400
[N][11]
2.494 71 24°32′15″S30°47′20″E
Boegoeberg Dam Prieska Northern Cape Orange River 1929 19,800
[N][12]
7.423 12 29°2′30″S22°12′13″E
Bon Accord Dam Tshwane Gauteng Apies River 1925 4,400
[N][13]
1.440 18 25°37′45″S28°11′21″E
Bongolo Dam (Bonkolo) Queenstown Eastern Cape Komani River 1908 7,015 24 31°52′04″S26°55′15″E
Boskop Dam Potchefstroom North West Mooi River 1959 20,840
[N][14]
3.741 33 26°33′45″S27°6′1″E
Boschmanskop No 1 Dam Middelburg Mpumalanga Woes-Alleen River 1995 14,400 0.185 22 26°1′6″S29°37′50″E
Bospoort Dam Rustenburg North West Hex River 1933 15,800
[N][14]
3.741 28 25°33′45″S27°21′14″E
Bramhoek Dam NE van Reenen Pass KZN Braamhoek Spruit 2011 22,000
[I][8]
Brandvlei Dam (Lake Marais) Western Cape Lower Brandvlei River 1983 284,300
[N][10]
33°42′44″S19°24′56″E
Bridle Drift Dam East London Eastern Cape Buffels River 1969 101,600
[N][7]
7.460 55 32°59′22″S27°43′14″E
Bronkhorstspruit Dam Bronkhorstspruit Gauteng Bronkhorst Spruit 1950 57,400
[N][13]
9.609 35 25°53′15″S28°43′15″E
Buffeljags Dam Swellendam Western Cape Buffeljags River 1967 4,800
[N][10]
1.248 24 34°00′37″S20°33′11″E
Buffelspoort Dam Rustenburg North West Sterkstroom River 1934 10,251 1.357 34 25°46′50″S27°29′1″E
Ceres Koekedouw Dam Ceres Western Cape Loekedouw River 2001 17,200 107 60 33°21′45″S19°16′31″E
Churchill Dam (Krom River Dam) Kareedouw Eastern Cape Krom River 1943 35,500[15] 2.492 43 30°00′03″S24°29′34″E
Clanwilliam Dam Clanwilliam Western Cape Olifants River 1935 121,800[16] 11.236 43 32°11′5″S18°52′1″E
Craigie Burn Dam Greytown KZN Mnyamvubu River 1963 22,500
[N][3]
2.073 38 29°9′47″S30°17′2″E
Dap Naude Dam Polokwane Limpopo Broederstroom River 1958 1,900
[N][2]
281 23
Da Gama Dam White River Mpumalanga Witwaters River 1971 13,578 1.289 38 25°8′30″S31°1′1″E
Damani Dam Thohoyandou Limpopo Mbwedi River 1991 11,000 130 28 22°50′7″S30°31′22″E
Darlington Dam (Lake Mentz) Kirkwood Eastern Cape Sundays River 1922 188,800
[N][7]
34.527 48 33°12′22″S25°8′1″E
De Hoop Dam Graaff-Reinet Western Cape Kamdeboo River 1938 16.500 15 32°27′5″S24°25′23″E
De Hoop Dam (Limpopo) Steelpoort Limpopo Steelpoort River 2014 81 24°57′27″S29°57′23″E
De Villiers Dam Cape Town Western Cape Disa River 1910 243[4] 28 33°59′31″S18°24′35″E
Disaneng Dam Mmabatho North West Molopo River 1980 17,400 4.253 17 25°49′25″S25°18′20″E
Doorndraai Dam Mokopane Limpopo Sterk River 1952 43,800
[N][2]
5,606 25 24°16′45″S28°46′1″E
Doring River Dam Indwe Eastern Cape Doring River 1971 19,690 3,592 35 31°30′47″S27°20′30″E
Douglas Weir Douglas Northern Cape Vaal River 1977 16,700 7.991 10 29°4′1″S23°50′1″E
Driekloof Dam Western Cape Klip River 1989 263 15
Driekloof Dam Harrismith Free State Nuwejaar Spruit 1979 32,071
[D^]
1.906 47 28°31′1″S29°4′1″E
Driekoppies Dam Malelane Mpumalanga Lomati River 1998 250,900
[N][11]
18.700 50
Ebenezer Dam Tzaneen Limpopo Groot Letaba River 1959 69,100
[N][2]
3.862 61 23°56′30″S29°59′1″E
Egmont Dam Van Stadensrus Free State Witte Spruit 1937 9,300
[N][5]
2.442 25 30°02′55″S27°02′22″E
Eikenhof Dam Grabouw Western Cape Palmiet River 1977 28,900
[N][10]
2.140 46 34°7′46″S19°2′5″E
Elandskloof Dam Villiersdorp Western Cape Elands River 1976 11,017 0.700 69 33°57′1″S19°17′1″E
Elandskuil Dam North West Swartleegte River 1,200
[N][14]
26°20′34″S26°46′42″E
Emmarentia Dam Johannesburg Gauteng Braamfontein Spruit 1912 250
[G][6]
0.09 11 26°09′01″S28°00′21″E
Engelhard Dam Letaba camp, Kruger National Park Limpopo Letaba River ~1975 23°50′30″S31°38′15″E
Erfenis Dam Theunissen Free State Groot-Vet River 1960 207,500
[N][5]
32.821 46 28°30′39″S26°46′38″E
Fika-Patso Dam Phuthaditjhaba Free State Namahadi River 1987 28,000 1.585 65 28°51′9″S28°40′30″E
Flag Boshielo Dam Marble Hall Limpopo Olifants River 1987 185,100
[N][2]
12.877 36 24°47′0″S29°25′40″E
Floriskraal Dam Laingsburg Western Cape Buffels River 1957 50,334 7.592 33 33°17′30″S20°59′6″E
Gamkapoort Dam Prince Albert Western Cape Gamka River 1969 37,213 6.015 42 33°18′1″S21°38′36″E
Gariep Dam (Hendrik Verwoerd Dam) Norvalspont Free State Orange River 1971 5,340,600
[N][5]
352.162 88 30°37′30″S25°30′58″E
Glen Alpine Dam Mokopane Limpopo Mogalakwena River 1968 18,900
[N][2]
4.613 28 23°11′30″S28°41′5″E
Goedertrouw Dam Eshowe KZN Mhlatuze River 1982 301,300[17] 11.939 88 28°45′52″S31°25′46″E
Grassridge Dam Hofmeyer Eastern Cape Great Brak River 1924 46,200 14.145 24 31°45′30″S25°28′1″E
Groendal Dam Uitenhage Eastern Cape Swartkops River 1934 12,100 0.960 51 33°42′1″S25°16′23″E
Greater Brandvlei Dam Worcester Western Cape Breede River 1989 474,046 41.122 18 33°42′1″S19°27′46″E
Grootdraai Dam Standerton Mpumalanga Vaal River 1981 349,500
[N][11]
38.813 42 26°55′9″S29°17′1″E
Hartbeespoort Dam Brits North West Crocodile River 1925 186,400
[N][14]
20.652 59 25°43′30″S27°51′35″E
Hazelmere Dam Hazelmere KZN Mdloti River 1977 17,858 1.813 50 29°36′1″S31°2′30″E
Hellsgate Dam Uitenhage Eastern Cape Klip River 1910 120 26
Hely-Hutchinson Dam Cape Town Western Cape Disa River 1904 927[4] 0.16 33°58′38″S18°24′28″E
Heyshope Dam Piet Retief Mpumalanga Assegaai River 1983 451,300
[N][11]
50.238 29 26°59′45″S30°31′50″E
Holo Hlahatse Dam Jozana’s Hoek Eastern Cape Hlatimnyama and Mhlangeni Rivers 30°38′38″S27°21′47″E
Impofu Dam Humansdorp Eastern Cape Krom River 1982 105,800
[N][7]
6.350 75 34°5′45″S24°41′1″E
Inanda Dam Hillcrest KZN Umgeni River 1989 241,700
[N][3]
14.633 65 29°42′1″S30°52′1″E
Injaka Dam (also spelled Inyaka) Hazyview Mpumalanga Marite River 2002 123,700
[N][11]
8.111 53 24°53′10″S31°5′55″E
Jericho Dam Amsterdam Mpumalanga Mpama River 1966 59,500 9.825 22 26°39′15″S30°29′10″E
J.L. de Bruin Dam Burgersdorp Eastern Cape Klein Buffel River 1982 21,000 31°01′44″S26°37′25″E
Kalkfontein Dam Koffiefontein Free State Riet River 1938 325,100
[N][5]
37.697 36 29°29′45″S25°13′20″E
Kammanassie Dam De Rust Western Cape Kammanassie River 1923 35,870 3.516 41 33°40′1″S22°25′1″E
Katrivier Dam Seymour Eastern Cape Kat River 1969 24,690 2.129 55 32°34′15″S26°45′1″E
Katse Dam Lesotho Malibamat’so River 1996 1,950,000 185 29°20′13″S28°30′22″E
Keerom Dam Worcester Western Cape Nuy River 1954 10,400[16] 40 33°34′44″S19°42′18″E
Kettingspruit Dam Mpumalanga tributary of Ketting Spruit 2006 70,000 24°10′10″S30°31′30″E
Kilburn Dam Bergville KZN Mnjaneni River 1981 35,577
[D]
1.947 51 28°35′1″S29°6′50″E
Klerkskraal Dam Ventersdorp North West Mooi River 1965 7,900
[N][14]
3.773 15 26°13′59″S27°08′55″E
Klipberg Dam McGregor Western Cape Konings River 1964 1,996 29 33°56′29″S19°47′21″E
Klipdrif Dam Potchefstroom North West Loop Spruit 1918 13,300
[N][14]
4.713 12 26°37′0″S27°18′1″E
Klipkoppie Dam White River Mpumalanga White River 1960 12,256 2.354 20 25°13′1″S31°1′10″E
Klipvoor Dam Brits North West Pienaars River 1970 47,000 7.532 30 25°7′1″S27°48′59″E
Knellpoort Dam Wepener Free State Riet Spruit 1988 130,000
[N][5]
9.854 50 29°47′1″S26°53′10″E
Kogelberg Dam Grabouw Western Cape Palmiet River 1986 19,000
[P][16]
1.426 54 34°12′57″S18°58′31″E
Kommandodrif Dam Cradock Eastern Cape Tarka River 1956 58,114 8.820 39 32°7′1″S26°3′9″E
Koppies Dam Koppies Free State Renoster River 1911 42,300
[N][5]
13.622 25 27°15′25″S27°40′15″E
Kouga Dam (Paul Sauer Dam) Patensie Eastern Cape Kouga River 1969 125,900
[N][7]
5.545 81 33°44′30″S24°35′30″E
Kromfonteinlower (Wilge) Cofferdam Witbank Mpumalanga Steenkool Spruit 1992 13,000 0.300 17 26°5′0″S29°15′30″E
Kromfontein Middle Cofferdam Witbank Mpumalanga Steenkool Spruit 1990 18,000 16 26°7′0″S29°15′20″E
Krugersdrift Bloemfontein Free State Modder River 1970 66,000 18.525 26 28°53′1″S25°57′30″E
Kruismansrivier Dam Western Cape Kruismans River 1997 637,900 32°44′35″S18°50′10″E
Kwaggaskloof Dam Worcester Western Cape Wabooms River 1975 173,900
[N][10]
16.876 18 33°46′16″S19°26′24″E
Kwene Dam (Braam Raubenheimer Dam) Lydenburg Mpumalanga Crocodile River 1987 158,900
[N][11]
12.504 52 25°21′45″S30°22′30″E
Lady Grey Dam Lady Grey Eastern Cape Wilgespruit 30°42′41″S27°14′26″E
Laing Dam East London Eastern Cape Buffalo River 1951 19,860 2.038 45 32°57′59″S27°29′22″E
Lake Arthur Dam Cradock Eastern Cape Tarka River 1924 10,700 8.867 38 32°13′1″S25°49′45″E
Lake Mzingazi Dam Richards Bay KZN Mzingazi River 1942 37,000 11.000 8 28°46′1″S32°5′1″E
Lakenvallei Dam Ceres Western Cape Sanddrifskloof River 1974 10,300
[N][10]
0.825 56 33°22′1″S19°34′1″E
Leeu-Gamka Dam Beaufort West Western Cape Leeuw River 1958 42,211 4.258 21 32°37′18″S22°59′0″E
Lindleyspoort Dam Swartruggens North West Elands River 1943 14,381 1.801 39 25°29′50″S26°41′32″E
Lonehill Dam Sandton Gauteng Lonehill Spruit ~1960
Loskop Dam Groblersdal Mpumalanga Olifants River 1939 361,500
[N][11]
24.277 54 25°25′1″S29°21′1″E
Lubisi Dam Qamata Eastern Cape Indwe River 1968 158,000
[N][7]
11.290 52 31°47′45″S27°25′0″E
Luphephe Dam Musina Limpopo Luphephe River 1963 14,000
[N][2]
1.416 42 22°38′0″S30°24′30″E
Madikwe Dam Madikwe North West Thulane River 1976 14,000 4.318 17 25°23′36″S26°35′51″E
Makuleke Dam Giyani Limpopo Mphongolo River 1990 13,000 0.750 22 22°52′3″S30°54′18″E
Marico-Bosveld Dam Groot Marico North West Groot Marico River 1933 27,813 4.376 34 25°28′15″S26°23′50″E
Metz Dam Trichardsdal Limpopo Mortladime River 385,000 18
Middelburg Dam Middelburg Mpumalanga Klein Olifants River 1978 48,435 4.680 36 25°46′1″S29°33′0″E
Middle Letaba Dam Giyani Limpopo Middle Letaba River 1984 171,900[18] 18.787 34 23°16′0″S30°24′1″E
Midmar Dam Howick KZN Umgeni 1965 235,400
[N][3]
15.643 32 29°29′43″S30°12′1″E
Misverstand Dam Porterville Western Cape Berg River 1977 6,400
[N][10]
2.552 26 33°01′44″S18°47′36″E
Modderpoort Dam Beaufort West Northern Cape Rietfontein River 1953 10,000 0.125 15 31°56′50″S22°8′1″E
Mohale Dam Lesotho Senqunyane River 2002 144 29°27′24″S28°05′45″E
Mokolo Dam (Hans Strijdom Dam) Lephalale Limpopo Mokolo River 1980 145,400
[N][2]
8.288 57 23°58′30″S27°43′1″E
Molatedi Dam Zeerust North West Marico River 1986 200,800
[N][14]
35.670 23 24°52′13″S26°27′1″E
Molteno Dam Cape Town Western Cape Table Mountain rivers 1881 200
[N]
15 33°56′18″S18°24′43″E
Morgenstond Dam Amsterdam Mpumalanga Ngwempisi River 1978 100,773 9.772 43 26°45′57″S30°22′10″E
Mthatha Dam Mthatha Eastern Cape Mthatha River 1977 253,674 25.417 18 31°33′2″S28°44′24″E
Mutshedzi Dam Thohoyandou Limpopo Mutshedzi River 1990 2,300
[N][2]
0.392 25 22°56′55″S30°9′40″E
Nagle Dam Cato Ridge KZN Umgeni River 1950 23,200
[N][3]
1.561 46 29°35′1″S30°37′1″E
Nahoon Dam East London Eastern Cape Nahoon River 1966 19,934 2.347 44 32°54′36″S27°48′55″E
Nandoni Dam Thohoyandou Limpopo Levuvhu River 2004 166,100
[N][2]
15.700 47 22°59′20″S30°36′27″E
Ncora Dam Tsomo Eastern Cape Tsomo River 1975 150,100
[N][7]
13.920 44 31°47′15″S27°40′1″E
Ngodwana Dam Nelspruit Mpumalanga Ngodwana River 1984 10,400 8.660 47 25°35′1″S30°40′5″E
Ngotwane Dam Lobathleng North West Ngotwane River 1982 18,800 3.900 19 25°11′52″S25°48′1″E
Nooitgedacht Dam Carolina Mpumalanga Komati River 1962 78,400
[N][11]
4.630 42 25°57′1″S30°5′1″E
Nqweba Dam (Previously Vanryneveld’s Pass Dam) Graaff-Reinet Eastern Cape Sundays River 1925 46,369 10.285 42 32°14′8″S24°31′4″E
Nwanedi Dam Musina Limpopo Nwanedi River 1964 5,100
[N][2]
36 22°38′36″S30°24′30″E
Ntshingwayo Dam Newcastle KZN Nsama River 1961 194,600
[N][3]
34.412 28
Nzhelele Dam Musina Limpopo Nzhelele River 1948 51,200
[N][2]
5.442 47 22°43′30″S30°5′5″E
Ohrigstad Dam Ohrigstad Mpumalanga Ohrigstad River[19] 1955 13,400[19]
[N][11]
52 24°55′1″S30°37′8″E
Olifantsnek Dam Rustenburg North West Hex River 1928 14,200 2.548 31 25°47′3″S27°15′52″E
Oudebaaskraal Dam Ceres Western Cape Tankwa River 1969 34,000 8.000 21 32°23′1″S19°54′5″E
Oxkraal Dam Queenstown Eastern Cape Oxkraal River 1989 [N][7] 32°12′43″S26°45′12″E
Phiphidi Dam Thohoyandou Limpopo Mutshindudi River 1971 187,355 16
Pietersfontein Dam Montagu Western Cape Pietersfontein River 1968 1,984 33
Pongolapoort Dam Jozini KZN Pongola River 1973 2,267,100
[N][3]
132.728 89 27°25′15″S32°4′30″E
Poortjieskloof Dam Montagu Western Cape Groot River 1955 9,700
[N][10]
1.029 38
Potchefstroom Dam Potchefstroom North West Mooi River 1950 26°40′12″S27°5′50″E
Qedusizi Dam Ladysmith KZN Klip River 1998 133,295 19.594 32
Rhenosterkop Dam Marble Hall Limpopo Elands River 1984 204,600
[N][11]
62.400 36 25°5′45″S28°55′58″E
Rietvlei Dam Tshwane Gauteng Rietvlei River, a tributary to the Hennops River 1933 12,300
[N][13][20]
1.890 21 25°52′36″S28°15′57″E
Rockview Dam Grabouw Western Cape Palmiet River 1986 16,400
[P][21]
0.778 48 34°11′52″S18°57′1″E
Roodekoppies Dam Brits North West Crocodile River 1984 103,000 15.710 25 25°24′15″S27°35′29″E
Roodeplaat Dam Tshwane Gauteng Pienaars River 1959 41,200
[N][13]
3.952 59 25°37′15″S28°22′1″E
Rustfontein Dam Thaba Nchu Free State Modder River 1955 72,200 11.585 36 29°16′15″S26°37′1″E
Sandile Dam Keiskammahoek Eastern Cape Keiskamma River 1983 30,960 1.460 61 32°43′0″S27°6′4″E
Setumo Dam Mmabatho North West Molopo River 1995 19,600 4.473 17 25°51′30″S25°30′1″E
Shongweni Dam Hillcrest KZN Sterkspruit and Wekeweke Rivers 1927 29°51′25″S30°43′20″E
Silvermine Dam Cape Town Western Cape 1898 34°4′31″S18°23′56″E
Slangdraai Dam Ladysmith KZN Sundays River 1986 10,300 2.400 15 28°15′1″S29°45′1″E
Smartt Dam Britstown Northern Cape Ongers River 1912 100,300 31.569 28 30°37′45″S23°18′16″E
Sol Plaatje Dam (Previously Saulspoort Dam) Bethlehem Free State Liebenbergsvlei River 1968 15,676 3.560 24 28°13′1″S28°22′1″E
Spioenkop Dam Bergville KZN Tugela River 1973 270,600
[N][3]
15.314 53
Spitskop Dam Schmidtsdrift Northern Cape Harts River 1974 57,800[12] 25.312 18 28°7′30″S24°30′53″E
Steenbras Dam Somerset West Western Cape Steenbras River 1921 33,897 3.642 37 34°11′15″S18°51′4″E
Steenbras Dam – Upper Gordons Bay Western Cape Steenbras River 1977 32,483 2.750 37 34°10′5″S18°54′5″E
Sterkfontein Dam Harrismith Free State Nuwejaar Spruit 1980 2,616,900
[N][5]
67.260 93 28°23′15″S29°1′10″E
Stettynskloof Dam Worcester Western Cape Holsloot River 1955 14,700
[N][10]
1.004 48 33°50′0″S19°15′5″E
Stompdrift Dam De Rust Western Cape Olifants River 1965 55,300 6.208 49 33°30′45″S22°35′8″E
Taung Dam Taung North West Harts River 1993 58,900 4.650 44 27°31′30″S24°51′54″E
Theewaterskloof Dam Villiersdorp Western Cape Riviersonderend River 1978 480,200
[N][10]
50.822 38 34°4′45″S19°17′1″E
Trichardtsfontein Dam Trichardt Mpumalanga Trichardt Spruit 1981 15,200 2.459 26 26°29′53″S29°14′1″E
Tsojana Dam Cofimvaba Eastern Cape Tsojana River 1978 12,340 2.360 23 31°53′0″S27°38′1″E
Tweedraai Dam Trichardt Mpumalanga Trichardt Spruit 1991 16,000 2.370 21 26°25′45″S29°13′0″E
Tzaneen Dam (previously Fanie Botha Dam) Tzaneen Limpopo Groot Letaba River 1977 157,291 11.636 50 23°47′37″S30°9′48″E
Vaal Barrage Vanderbijlpark Gauteng Vaal River 1923 56,712 13.485 10 26°45′53″S27°41′30″E
Vaal Dam Deneysville Free State Gauteng Vaal River 1939 2,603,400
[N][5]
322.755 63 26°53′1″S28°7′20″E
Vaalharts Storage Weir Warrenton North West Vaal River 1936 48,700[12] 1.189 12 28°06′55″S24°55′32″E
Vaalkop Dam Beestekraal North West Elands River, Hex River 2010 35,000[23] 25°18′37″S27°28′33″E
Vanderkloof Dam (previously P.K. Le Roux Dam) Northern Cape, Free State Orange River 1977 3,171,300
[N][5]
133.402 108 29°59′30″S24°44′40″E
Vanwyksvlei Dam Vanwyksvlei Northern Cape Vanwyksvlei 1884 143,081 49.934 15 30°22′1″S21°49′1″E
Victoria Dam Cape Town Western Cape Disa River 1895 128 6 33°59′11″S18°24′29″E
Voëlvlei Dam Gouda Western Cape Voëlvlei River 1971 158,600
[N][10]
15.730 10 33°20′15″S19°2′1″E
Vondo Dam Sibasa Limpopo Mutshundudi River 1982 30,540 47 22°56′45″S30°20′7″E
Wagendrift Dam Estcourt KZN Bushmans River 1963 55,900
[N][3]
5.084 41 29°2′15″S29°51′1″E
Waterdown Dam Whittlesea Eastern Cape Klipplaat River 1958 38,400 2.608 44 32°17′15″S26°51′1″E
Welbedacht Dam Wepener Free State Caledon River 1973 10,200
[N][5]
10.185 32 29°54′30″S26°51′1″E
Wemmershoek Dam Franschhoek Western Cape Wemmers River 1957 58,700
[N][10]
2.960 53 33°50′1″S19°5′20″E
Westoe Dam Amsterdam Mpumalanga Usutu River 1968 61,900 7.333 26 26°30′15″S30°37′5″E
Witbank Dam Witbank Mpumalanga Olifants River 1971 104,000
[N][11]
12.112 44 25°53′30″S29°19′1″E
Witklip Dam Sabie Mpumalanga Sand River 1969 12,970 1.875 21 25°14′10″S30°54′1″E
Wolwedans Dam Mossel Bay Western Cape Great Brak River 1990 25,530 1.100 70 34°0′49″S22°13′0″E
Woodhead Dam Cape Town Western Cape Disa River 1897 927 [4] 0.16 38 33°58′38″S18°24′8″E
Woodstock Dam Bergville KZN Tugela River 1983 373,300
[N][3]
29,129 49 28°45′30″S29°14′1″E
Wriggleswade Dam Stutterheim Eastern Cape Kubusi River 1991 93,200 10.000 35 32°34′1″S27°35′0″E
Xonxa Dam Queenstown Eastern Cape White Kei River 1974 115,900
[N][7]
12.881 49 31°51′0″S27°11′13″E
Zaaihoek Dam Wakkerstroom Mpumalanga Slang River 1988 184,600
[N][3]
12,446 46 27°26′1″S30°4′30″E
  • N ^ Nett or working capacity
  • G ^ Gross or maximum capacity
  • I ^ The Bedford and Bramhoek dams form part of the Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme
  • D ^ The Driekloof and Kilburn dams form part of the Drakensberg Pumped Storage Scheme
  • P ^ The Kogelberg and Rockview dams form part of the Palmiet Pumped Storage Scheme

Sources:

http://www.dwaf.gov.za/

http://www.dwaf.gov.za/iwqs/gis_apps/dam/dams/index.htm

https://www.dwa.gov.za/Hydrology/Weekly/Province.aspx

http://www.sancold.org.za/index.php

http://www.icold-cigb.net/

http://www.ewisa.co.za/misc/Dams/defaultkzn.htm

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