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Cenajo reservoir

Characteristics of the Cenajo reservoir and dam

Location and geographical features of the river and the basin
LOCATION OF THE RESERVOIR
Province Murcia and Albacete
Municipality Moratalla and Hellín
River Segura
Hydrographic basin Segura
DETAILS OF THE RIVER SEGURA
Length of the river 31,00 Km
DETAILS OF THE BASIN
Surface area of the Cenajo reservoir basin 1.381,8 km²
Maximum altitude of the Cenajo reservoir basin 1.860 m

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Details of the reservoir
Shore length 72,13 km
Reservoir surface area 1.732 ha
Reservoir volume 465,59 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 0,835/1 (h/v)
Height above course of river 84,20 m
Level of crest 437,20 m
Crest length 201,00 m
Crest width 8,10 m
Total concrete volume  
Total fabric volume 525.000 m³
SPILLWAYS
Number of spillways 1
Type of spillways Suface
Location Centre of the dam
Position relevant to flew direction Frontal
Situation On dam
Closure type Floodgate
Number of openings 3
Free length of each opening 11 m
Total free length 38,60 m
Floodgate type Taintor

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Imágenes

Foto Embalse del Cenajo
Embalse del Cenajo

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