Vaal Dam (South Africa) Drought


Vaal Dam Drought

Link to Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdinkdC8rac

Vaal Dam
(South Africa)

* Constructed: 1938

* Shoreline: 800 kilometres

* Depth: 47 meters deep

* Surface area‎: ‎ 320 square kilometres (120 sq mi)

* Location‎: ‎Border Gauteng and Free State

* Total capacity‎: ‎2,609,799,000 cubic meters

* Purpose‎: ‎ Domestic and industrial water

* 2016-08-08: 35.2% full

Manten Marina

* Started by Dick Manten in 1974

* Situated on the banks of the Vaal Dam
(Deneysville)

* Harbour walls 12 meters high

* Harbour about 250 boats

* The drought affected boat owners
(90 % of boats on dry ground)

* First photo you’ll see was taken in 2011

* Rest of photos/videos recorded on 08 August 2016

Links:

http://www.mantenmarina.co.za/

http://www.mantenmarina.co.za/

https://www.dwa.gov.za/hydrology/week…

Thank you for watching!

Special thanks to Dirk Manten
(from Manten Marina)

Music by
Topher Mohr and Alex Elena
“Golden Days”

You can Google me
@FionaPhotoWorld

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