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Albuera de Feria Dam and Reservoir

Presas de Embalse en Badajoz

Albuera de Feria – Buttress Dam

The Albuera de Feria Dam was built in 1747 on the bed of Arroyo Feria, a couple of kilometers from the town of Feria, in the province of Badajoz, region of Extremadura. Apparently its waters were used to power mills built downstream of the dam.

Albuera de Feria Dam is a buttress dam with straight plant with 23,5 meters from foundation and a crest lenght of 149 meters. The dam has 1 spillway and the waters are regulated by gates.

The Albuera de Feria reservoir haved a surface of 13 hectares and a capacity of 0,9510 hm3.

The reservoir belongs to the Cuenca Hidrográfica del Guadiana (Guadiana River Basin).

Uses

Water supplying.

Distances from Feria

To Badajoz 63 km
To Zafra 20 km
To Valuengo 35 km
To Burguillos del Cerro 21 km
To Fuente del Maestre 13 km
To Villalba de los Barros 15 km


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