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Santomera reservoir

Characteristics of Santomera reservoir and dam

Location and geographical features of the river and the basin
LOCATION OF THE RESERVOIR
Province
Murcia
Municipality
Santomera
River
Rambla Salada
Hydrographic basin
Segura
DETAILS OF THE RIVER
Length of the dammed river
5,08 Km
DETAILS OF THE BASIN
Surface area of the reservoir basin
152,78 km² / 347,65 km²
Maximum altitude of the reservoir basin
1.372 m

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Details of the reservoir
Shore length
28,60 km
Reservoir surface area
263,40 ha
Reservoir volume
26,62 hm³

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Details of the dam
BODY OF THE DAM
Type
Gravity
Materials
Mass concrete
Upriver slope
0,05/1 (h/v)
Downriver slope
0,83/1 (h/v)
Height above course of river
37,00 m
Level crest (axis of road)
101,50 m.
Crest length
205,79 m
Crest width
4,00 m
Total fabric volume
103.212,46 m³
SPILLWAY
Number of Spillways
2
Type of spillway
Superficie
Location
Centre of the dam
Position relevant to flow direction
Frontal
Situation
On dam
Closure type
Floodgate
Number of openings
3
Free length of each opening
7
Total free length
22,60 m
Floodgate type
Taintor

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