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Water Dams in Granada

Bermejales Dam

Water Dams in Granada

Bermejales Dam & Reservoir – Arenas del Rey

Bermejales Dam was built in 1947 on the bed of the Cacin River, in the Andalusian municipality of Arenas del Rey, province of Granada.

Bermejales is a gravity dam type with curve plant, with a height from foundations of 67,19 meters and a crest lenght of 408,1 meters.

Bermejales Reservoir belong to the Guadalquivir River Basin and has a capacity of 102,6 hm3.

Uses of Bermejales Reservoir

Irrigation
Water Supplying
Hydroelectric

Arenas del Rey

The municipality of Arenas del Rey can be found in the southwest quadrant of the province of Granada, part of the Administrative District of Loja, specifically in the Comarca Natural region of Alhama.

This is actually a sub- district of the ‘Depresion Granada’ that has some distinctive features; a small river which runs down the Genil valley, flowing into the river Cacin and the tributary of the river Alhama. The river rises in the mountains of Tejeda and Almijara whose slopes to the N and NE are the highest in the region.

Distances

Granada 47km
Armilla 43 km
Ventas de Huelma 21km
Padul 43 km
Dúrcal 51km
Moraleda de Zafayona 29 km
Alhama de Granada 15 km

Bermejales Dam & Reservoir - Arenas del Rey

Bermejales Dam & Reservoir - Arenas del Rey

Bermejales Dam & Reservoir - Arenas del Rey

Bermejales Dam & Reservoir - Arenas del Rey


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