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Rambla de Algeciras Reservoir

Characteristics of Algeciras reservoir and dam


Location and geographical features of the river and the basin
LOCATION OF THE RESERVOIR
Province
Murcia
Municipality
Alhama de Murcia
River
Rambla de Algeciras
Hydrographic basin
Segura
DETAILS OF THE BASIN
Surface area of Algeciras reservoir basin
44,91 km²
Maximum altitude of Algeciras reservoir basin
1.320 m

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Details of the reservoir
Reservoir surface area
235,50 ha
Reservoir volume
42,13 hm³

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Details of the dam
BODY OF THE DAM
Type
Loose materials
Materials
Núcleo central de margas y espaldón de conglomerados poligénicos
Upriver slope
3,5/1 (h/v), 3,0/1 (h/v) y 2,25/1 (h/v)
Downriver slope
2,75/1 (h/v) y 2,08/1 (h/v)
Height above course of river
80,00 m
Level of crest (eje de calzada)
274,00 m.
Crest length
636,00 m
Crest width
14,00 m
Total volume of materials
6.026.000 m³
SPILLWAY
Number of Spillways
1
Type of spillway
Fixed lip
Location
Right-hand support
Position relevant to flow direction
Frontal
Number of openings
1
Total free length
21,00 m

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