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Valdeinfierno reservoir

Characteristics of the Valdeinfierno reservoir and dam

Location and geographical features of the river and the basin
SITUACIÓN DE LA PRESA
Province Murcia
Municipality Lorca
River Luchena
Hydrographic basin Segura
Surface area of the Valdeinfierno reservoir basin 429 km²
Maximum altitude of the Valdeinfierno reservoir basin 2.045 m.a.s.l.

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Details of the reservoir
Reservoir surface area in normal maximum level (NML) 199 ha
Reservoir volume in NML 11,16 hm³

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Details of the dam
DAM BODY
Type Gravity
Materials Masonry with lime mortar, faced with ashlar work
Upriver slope Vertical
Downriver slope 5,44 / 1 (h/v)
Height above course of river 46,1 m
Level of crest 700,40 m.a.s.l.
Crest length 165,00 m
Crest width 7,00 m
Total fabric volume 59.700 m³
SPILLWAY
Number of Spillways 1
Type of spillway Fixed lip
Location Right-hand support
Capacity 550 m³/s
Position relevant to flow direction Frontal
Situation On dam
Number of openings 1
WATER SUPPLY
Regulation Floodgates

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Paramento de aguas abajo de la presa

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