oa Civil Engineer in South Africa - Hydrological aspects and a barrier to further escape of slimes : the failure of a slimes dam at Bafokeng

Volume 21, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0009-7845



During the early morning of Monday, 11 November 1974, heavy rain fell in the Rustenburg area. Reports from raingauges in the vicinity differed widely but it was estimated that at the Bafokeng mine 75 mm of rain fell between 02h00 and 04h00.

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