Arenoso Dam – Reservoir – Montoro
Arenoso Dam is located on the Arenoso riverbed, a tributary of the Guadalquivir on the right bank, in the andalusian municipality of Montoro, province of Cordoba.
The Dam is located in the river mouth, in Montoro, about 41 km northeast of Cordoba, having an access to the PK 364 of the A-4.
The Arenoso Reservoir belongs to the Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadalquivir, area of Cordoba, it has a capacity of 166,97 hm3 and a n.m.n. area of 764,12 hectareas.
The type of dam is loose materials with impervious core, filters and rockfill shoulders.
The Dam has a maximum height of 80 m, a crest lenght of 1.481,28 m and a coronation width of 11,30 m.
Arenoso Reservoir Purpose-Objectives
* Regulation of Arenoso river resources
The construction of the Arenoso Dam will increase the water available in the Guadalquivir which will affect the economic and social development of the Guadalquivir basin.