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Argos Reservoir

Characteristics of Argos Reservoir and dam

Situation and geographical features of the river and basin
SITUATION OF THE DAM
Province
Murcia
Municipal territory
Cehegín
River
Argos
Hydrographic basin
Segura
BASIN DATA
Surface of the reservoir basin
451.87 km²
Maximum height of the reservoir basin
1,752 m
Reservoir data
Reservoir surface at the maximum normal level (ancient)
136.05 ha
Volume of the reservoir at the maximum normal level ( ancient) 8.07 hm³
Dam data
DAM BODY
Type Separated materials with clay core
Height above foundations
36.50 m
Height above the bed
23.60 m
Top spot height 414.60 and 414.66 m
Top length
316.00 m
Foundation spot height
378,10 m
Top width
8,00 m
Category according to the possible risk
A
Bank waters on the top
2,25H/1V
Bank waters on the bottom
2H/1V
CHUTES
Number of chutes
1
Capacity at the relative height of 28 m
567,90 m3/s
Adjustment
Yes, doors

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