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Cárcabo reservoir

Characteristics of Cárcabo reservoir and dam

Location and geographical features of the river and the basin
LOCATION OF THE RESERVOIR
Province Murcia
Municipality Cieza
River Rambla del Cárcabo
Hydrographic basin Segura
DETAILS OF THE BASIN
Surface area of the Carcabo reservoir basin 36,01 km²

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Details of the reservoir
Shore length 9,09 km
Reservoir surface area 7,81 ha
Reservoir volume 0,50 hm³

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Details of the dam
BODY OF THE DAM
Type Gravity
Materials Mass concrete
Upriver slope 0,10/1 (h/v)
Downriver slope 0,75/1 (h/v)
Height above course of river 36,00 m
Level of crest 259,87 m
Crest length 118,00 m
Crest width 5,40 m
Total volume of concrete 50.400 m³
SPILLWAY
Number of Spillways 1
Type of spillway Fixed lip
Location Centre of the dam
Position relevant to flow direction Frontal
Situation On dam
Number of openings 1
Free length of each opening 15 m
Total free length 15 m
Floodgate type  

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Imágenes

Detalle de la presa de El Cárcabo

Camino de acceso a la presa de El Cárcabo desde Cieza
Camino de acceso a la presa de El Cárcabo desde Cieza

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