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Colomera Dam

Water Dams in Granada

Colomera Dam – Reservoir

The Colomera Dam is located in the Colomera riverbed, about four kilometers from the Andalusian town of Colomera in the province of Granada.

The Colomera Reservoir belongs to the Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadalquivir, Granada area and was built between 1982 and 1989, although its explotation began in 1990.

Colomera Reservoir Objectives-Purpose

* Irrigation
* Water supply
* Ecological Flow
* Fishing, water sports

Features of the Dam and Reservoir

The basin of this reservoir has an area of 245 km2 with an average rainfall of 664 mm. and an average annual contribution of 30,73 hm3.

Type of Dam: Loose materials with straight plant
Crest Lenght: 350 m
Width of coronation: 13 m
Reservoir capacity: 42,45 hm3

Botton drains type with 2 channels and a drainage capacity of 70 m3/s


Moclin 16 km
Benalua 7 km
Colomera 4 km
Granada 33 km

Colomera Dam - Reservoir - Granada - Andalucía

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