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OjóS (Azud) Reservoir

Hereafter the main features of the reservoir and its dam:

View from waters downwards of the Ojós reservoir and the dam (waterwheel)
View from waters downwards of the Ojós reservoir and the dam (waterwheel).

Situation

The Ojós dam (waterwheel) lays in the municipal territory of Blanca in the province of Murcia. It is located on the bed of the Segura river.

U.T.M. Coordinates:

Sistema de Referencia ETRS89. Huso: 30
X=644.372
Y=4.224.979


 

Accesses to the dam and reservoir

The reservoir location can be seen in the following map:

Plotting map
Plotting map.

Purpose

The purpose of the dam is the distribution of water coming there. The main channel of the right side (MCRS) and the main channel of the left margin (MCLM) start from such a dam.

View from waters downwards of the Ojós dam (waterwheel), where it is possible to see the beginning of the main channel of the right margin.
View from waters under the Ojós dam (waterwheel), where it is possible to see the beginning of the main channel of the right margin.

Characteristic data of the dam and reservoir

Situation and geographical features of the river and basin
DAM SITUATION
Province
Murcia
Municipal territory
Blanca
Hydrographic basin
Segura
Bed where it is located
Segura river
BASIN DATA
Surface of the hydrographic basin
985,60 km²
Average yearly rainfall
300.0 mm3
RESERVOIR DATA
Surface of the reservoir at the Maximum Normal Level (MNL)
85.00 ha
Capacity at NNL
2,850 hm3
Height of MNL
138,55 m

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Dam data
DAM BODY
Category according to the possible risk
A
Designer
A. Botía
Type
Gravity
Top spot height
140.67 m
Height above foundations
17.67 m
Top length
53.0 m
Foundation spot height
123.0 m
End year
123.0 m
CHUTE
Total number of chutes
1
Drain capacity
766,68 m3/s
Adjustment
Doors

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