Description Nandoni Dam (previously known as the Mutoti Dam)is situated along the Luvuvhu River (Nandoni means "the iron smelting ovens".) It is situated at the village of ha-Mutoti and ha-Budeli just about few kilometres from Thohoyandou in the district of Vhembe in Limpopo province. The river follows a course along the southern edge of the Zoutpansberg and eventually joins the Limpopo River in the far northern corner of the Kruger National Park on the border between South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. A serious drought during the beginning of the 1990 decade, when numerous boreholes in Venda and Gazankulu regions failed and consequently drinking water had to be delivered by tankers, caused the Department of Water Affairs to start investigations into the feasibility of providing a safe reliable water supply for the region. The positive view of Nandoni Dam is that it supplies water to several places around Venda and for the coming years people who live around Venda will still be supplied by ... Location/Address/Phone No./Fax No.
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Deg & Decimal Min Latitude
S 22° 59' 0.96" -22° 59.016' Longitude
E 30° 34' 54.12" 30° 34.902'
Address Thohoyandou Limpopo South Africa Phone No. No phone number available Fax No. No fax number available More Information
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Talamati is a Xitsonga word that means "Lots of Water". Yet, despite the meaning of the name, the river is actually dry. The clay soil however, acts as a giant sponge holding a vast reservoir of underground water and keeping the vegetation lush all year round. Talamati Bushveld Camp is situated in a large open valley, affording superb game viewing opportunities. The luxuriant grassveld in the area attracts large herds of grazers, and the predators never lurk too far behind.
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