Bornos Dam & Reservoir
The Bornos Dam belonging to the Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadalquivir (Area of Cadiz).
Type of Dam: concrete, straight gravity dam
Year of Construction: 1.961
The reservoir is used to: Irrigation (88.25 hm3/2.200 ha.) – Electricity (2436.16 kw).
Fishing – Water sports
The reservoir covers an area nmn: 2077.75 hectares and its capacity is 215.4 hm3.
Average rainfall: 746.6 l/m2.
The reservoir is part of Bornos IHA (Inventory of Wetlands of Andalucia).
Name: Cola’s Dam Bornos
Overview of the wetlands: Zone of high ecological value, and is one of the great freshwater reserves in the area, serving as a refuge for wildlife.
Type: Dams and reservoirs in areas of ecological interest.
Specific standard of protection: Declared by the Natural Law 2 / 1989 of July 18, by approving the inventory of protected natural areas of Andalusia and establishing additional measures for their protection.