Gargantafria Dam and Reservoir
Gargantafria Dam and Reservoir – Azud – Dique de Cola
Gargantafria Dam was built on the bed of the Arroyo de la Gargantafria, dam built on the tail of Melonares Reservoir, in the Andalusian municipalities of Almaden de la Plata and Castilblanco de los Arroyos, province of Sevilla, Spain.
Gravity dam type with a height from foundations of 25,880 meters and a crest lenght of 125 meters.
Gargantafria Reservoir belong to the Guadalquivir River Basin and has a capacity of 0,630 hm3.
Uses of the Reservoir
Almadén de la Plata
Almadén de la Plata is located on the north-west of Sevilla, it is 75 kilometres from the capital, the town of Almadén de la Plata is placed between Viar and Cala rivers, in the Nature Reserve of the sevillian Sierra Morena, at a height higher than 500 metres above sea level.