Cantalobos Dam and Reservoir
Cantalobos Dam and Reservoir – Guillena
Cantalobos Dam was built in 1991 on the bed of the Arroyo Cantalobos, Andalusian municipality of Guillena, province of Seville, Spain.
Cantalobos is a homogeneous loose materials dam type with a height from foundations of 18 meteres and a crest lenght of 170 meters.
Cantalobos Reservoir belong to the Guadalquivir River Basin (Cuenca Hidrográfica del Guadalquivir) and has a capacity of 0,100 hm3
Uses of Cantalobos Reservoir
Guillena is situated in the northwest quadrant of the province of Seville, in the transitional space between the Vega del Guadalquivir and the foothills of Sierra Morena. In 1996 it had a population of 8281 inhabitants, of which approximately 4/5 lived in the main population centre. The remaining population centres of the municipality are Torre de la Reina, the village of Las Pajanosas and urbanization Lago del Serrano. The principal part of the municipality sits on a gentle hill, which slopes eastward to descend to the bed of the Rivera de Huelva and to the west towards Arroyo Galapagar.