HOME
        TheInfoList






The following is a partial list of dams and reservoirs in Botswana.

List of dams (reservoirs)

Name of dam Nearest city District Impounds Year created Capacity (megalitre) Location Notes
Bokaa Dam Bokaa Kgatleng District Metsimotlhabe River 1990 18,500 24°27′08″S 25°59′52″E / 24.452154°S 25.997764°E / -24.452154; 25.997764 (Bokaa Dam) [1][2][3]
Dikgatlhong Dam Robelela Central District Shashe River 2011 400,000 21°32′56″S 27°58′52″E / 21.549008°S 27.981034°E / -21.549008; 27.981034 (Dikgatlhong Dam) [4]
Gaborone Dam Gaborone South-East District Notwane River 1963 141,100 24°43′06″S 25°54′27″E / 24.718299°S 25.907478°E / -24.718299; 25.907478 (Gaborone Dam) [1][5]
Letsibogo Dam Mmadinare Central District Motloutse River 2000 100,000 21°49′42″S 27°42′47″E / 21.828357°S 27.713013°E / -21.828357; 27.713013 (Letsibogo Dam) [1][6]
Lotsane Dam Maunatlala Central District Lotsane River 2012 40,000 22°35′31″S 27°36′52″E / 22.591976°S 27.61443°E / -22.591976; 27.61443 (Lotsane Dam) [7]
Mogobane Dam Mogobane South-East District Mogobane River 24°58′28″S 25°41′48″E / 24.974388°S 25.696635°E / -24.974388; 25.696635 (Mogobane Dam) [3][8]
Nnywane Dam Lobatse South-East District Nnywane River 1970 2,300 25°06′53″S 25°40′57″E / 25.11467°S 25.68237°E / -25.11467; 25.68237 (Nnywane Dam) [1][9]
Ntimbale Dam Tantebane North-East District Tati River 2004 26,000 20°52′05″S 27°28′09″E / 20.868115°S 27.469254°E / -20.868115; 27.469254 (Ntimbale Dam) [1][10]
Shashe Dam Shashe Mooke North-East District Shashe River 1970 85,000 21°20′44″S 27°24′36″E / 21.345501°S 27.409978°E / -21.345501; 27.409978 (Shashe Dam) [1][11]
Thune Dam Bobonong Central District Thune River 2012 90,000 22°16′16″S 28°48′02″E / 22.271098°S 28.800686°E / -22.271098; 28.800686 (Thune Dam) [12]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Majelantle, A. (October 2009). "BOTSWANA WATER STATISTICS" (PDF). Botswana Water Statistics. Gaborone, Botswana: Central Statistics Office. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-07-07. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  2. ^ Google (2010-07-07). "Bokaa Dam" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  3. ^ a b Hester, Andrew; Tyler, Stephanie J.; Simic, Dragan. "Birding Gaborone (Botswana)". Gaborone, Botswana: BirdLife Botswana. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  4. ^ Google (2014-11-11). "Dikgatlhong Dam" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-11-11. 
  5. ^ Google (2010-07-07). "Gaborone Dam" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  6. ^ Google (2010-07-07). "Letsibogo Dam" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  7. ^ Google (2014-11-11). "Lotsane Dam" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-11-11. 
  8. ^ Google (2010-07-07). "Mogobane Dam" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  9. ^ Google (2010-07-07). "Nnywane Dam" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  10. ^ Google (2010-07-07). "Ntimbale Dam" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  11. ^ Google (2010-07-07). "Shashe Dam" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  12. ^ Google (2014-11-11). "Thune Dam" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-11-11.