Cordobilla Dam & Reservoir
The Genil river born in the province of Granada with the union of Real river and Guarnón. Leads in the municipality of Palma del Río, on the left side of the Guadalquivir river wich is its largest tributary.
This reservoir belongs to the Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadalquivir (Córdoba area) and was inaugurated in 1953.
The reservoir has a NMA area: 313 hectares and NMN capacity: 34 hm3.
The type of dam is Gravity, has a height above the bed of 37.5 m, a coronation length of 165 m and a dam volume of 84.000 (m3).
The reservoir is part of the IHA Cordobilla (Inventory of Wetlands of Andalusia).
Ramsar site Cordobilla Reservoir and Malpasillo.
Name: Embalse de Cordobilla
Wetland overview: The reservoir of Cordobilla, along with six lakes and the Malpasillo Reservoir form part of the wetlands of the southern of Córdoba province, on the river Genil.
Type: Dams and Reservoirs in ecological interest areas.
Specific Standard of Protection: Declared Natural Area by Law 2/1989 in July 18th, for appoving the inventory of the Protected Natural Areas in Andalusia and establishing additional measures for their protection.