Woodhead Reservoir

Woodhead Dam is a dam on Table Mountain, , . It was built in 1897 and supplies water to . The dam, which was the first large masonry dam in South Africa, was designated as an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 2008.

Landmarks in the Area

The Waterworks Museum is located on the northern side of Table Mountain, between the and Hely-Hutchinson Reservoirs, in , . is situated 370 meters northeast of Woodhead Reservoir.

is situated 2 km east of Woodhead Reservoir. Photo: yeowatzup, CC BY 2.0.

is situated 2 km north of Woodhead Reservoir. Photo: MB-one, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Newlands Forest is a conservancy area on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, beside the suburb of Newlands, Cape Town. is situated 3 km east of Woodhead Reservoir.

Localities in the Area

Bakoven is a residential suburb on the west coast of the , south of . is situated 3 km northwest of Woodhead Reservoir. Photo: Simisa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Devil's Peak Estate is a suburb of , in the area known as the City Bowl. is situated 5 km northeast of Woodhead Reservoir.

The Bo-Kaap is an area of , formerly known as the Malay Quarter. is situated 6 km north of Woodhead Reservoir.

Woodstock is a suburb of , , between the docks of and the lower slopes of Devil's Peak, about 1 kilometre east of the city centre of Cape Town. is situated 6 km northeast of Woodhead Reservoir. Photo: Kierano, CC BY 3.0.

Woodhead Reservoir

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