Type: Rock-fill Clay Core Dam
Construction Date: 1996 - 1997
Location: Francistown, Botswana
S 21.845885° E 27.734231°
Letsibogo Dam, situatednear Francistown, Botswana is a 28m high Rock-Fill Clay-Core (RFCC) dam with a 1200m crest length and a natural spillway of 290m. Letsibogo Dam forms part of the North-South Carrier Water Project (NSCWP), linked to Gaborone with a 400km pipeline.
The dam capacity is 1 million m³ and covers a surface area of 18km².
Letsibogo Dam Instrumentation consists of the following:
Instruments installed in and around the Dam Embankment are intended to monitor:
Installed Instruments Specification:
Consulting Engineers: Steward Scott Incorporated (SSI)
Contractors: Odebrecht Construction
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