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La pedrera Reservoir

Characteristics of the la Pedrera reservoir and dam


Location and geographical features of the river and the basin
LOCATION OF THE RESERVOIR
Province
Alicante
Municipality
Orihuela
River
Rambla de Alcoriza
Hydrographic basin
Segura
DETAILS OF THE RIVER
Total Length from the top of the Cenajo watercourse to Segura river
6,0 km
DETAILS OF THE BASIN
Surface area of La Pedrera reservoir basin
36,34 km²
Maximum altitude of La Pedrera reservoir basin
300 m

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Details of the reservoir
Shore length
31,00 km
Reservoir surface area
1272 ha
Reservoir volume
246,90 hm³

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Details of the dam
BODY OF THE DAM
Type
Loose Materials
Old dam materials
Earth with clay core
Upriver slope
3,5/1 (h/v)
Downriver slope
3,0/1 (h/v)
Height above course of river
61,30 m
Level crest (axis of road)
111,30 m
Crest length
716,00 m
Crest width
9,00 m
Total volume concrete
-
Total volume of materials
5.547.000 m³
SPILLWAY
Number of spillways
None
Type of spillway
-
Situation
-
Position relevant to flow direction
-
Situation
-
Closure type
-
Number of openings
-
Free length of each opening
-
Total free legth
-
Floodgate type
-

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