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Puentes Reservoir

Characteristics of the reservoir and dam


Location and geographical features of the river and the basin
LOCATION OF THE RESERVOIR
Province
Murcia
Municipality
Lorca
River
Guadalentín
Hydrographic basin
Segura
DETAILS OF THE BASIN
Surface area of Puentes reservoir basin
1.424,7 km²
Maximum altitude of Puentes reservoir basin
2.045 m

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Details of the reservoir
Reservoir volume
29,3 hm³
Reservoir surface area
366,3 ha

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Details of the dam
BODY OF THE DAM
Type
Gravity
Old dam materials
Mass concrete
Upriver slope
0,05/1 y 0,3/1 (h/v)
Downriver slope
0,80/1 (h/v)
Height above course of river
62,00 m skirting board
Level of crest (axis of road)
474,00 m
Crest length
382,60 m
Crest width
9,40 m
Total volume of concrete
275.000 m³
SPILLWAY
Number of Spillways
2 symmetrical in reference to the central block
Type of spillway
Fixed lip
Location
Centre of the dam
Position relevant to flow direction
Frontal
Situation
On dam
Number of openings
4
Free length of each opening
7,5 m
Total free length
30,00 m

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Imágenes

Detalle Embalse de Puentes
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Plano de situación de la presa de Puentes
Situación de la presa de Puentes

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