List of dams and reservoirs in Botswana

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

List of dams (reservoirs)[edit]

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[edit]

References[edit]

  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.