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Water Dams in Córdoba

Derivación del Retortillo Dam

Water Dams in Córdoba

Derivación del Retortillo Dam (Retortillo Dam Bypass)

The Retortillo Dam Bypass was built in 1968 on the Retortillo riverbed.

The reservoir is part of the Andalusian municipalities of Hornachuelos y the province of Cordoba and Peñaflor in the province of Sevilla.

The reservoir belongs to the Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadalquivir, area of Cordoba. The dam construction began in 1964 and began operating in 1969.

The reservoir basin has a surface of 46 km2 with an average precipitation of 774 l/m2 and an average annual contribution of 9 hm3. The volume of the reservoir is 3.8 hm3.

Type of Dam: gravity dam with straight plant with gated spillway.

Retortillo Dam Bypass Purpose

The Retortillo Dam currently acts as a derivation of the reservoir of the same name.

* Water supply

Derivación del Retortillo Dam (Retortillo Dam Bypass)

Presa de Derivación del Retortillo


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