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José Bautista Reservoir


The reservoir of José Bautista Martín (before called El Romeral reservoir) is located near the river Guadalentín, in the Segura basin, in the municipal district of Librilla (Murcia).

In nowadays the reservoir works and its access belongs to the Headquarter of Hydraulic Works and Quality of the Waters, of the Environment Department, but the Segura Hydraulic Confederation is incharge of its exploitation.

The coordinates of the point where the river meets the reservoir comes as follows:

X 1º 19' 92 " West
Y 37º 52' 60 " North

The meeting point mention before has the next U.T.M. coordinates :

Reference system ETRS89. Time zone= 30

Access to the dam and reservoir

The access to the dam and reservoir formed part of its works. There are two tracks on both shores of the natural downstream boundary which help connect the reservoir to El Palmar road at Cuevas de Reyllo, on the right bank, and with the A 340 main road on the left bank.

The location of the reservoir can be seen in the following map:

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