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Guadalmansa Dam

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Guadalmansa Dam & Reservoir, Benahavis

The Guadalmansa Dam & Reservoir is located between the towns of Marbella and Estepona in the andalusian municipality of Benahavis.

The Guadalmansa Dam wast built on the bed of the Guadalmansa River and belongs to the Confederación Hidrográfica del Sur.

Bypass dam to capture and transport to the Concepción Reservoir  in the Rio Verde of Marbella the contributions flood of the Guadalmansa River through the corresponding tunnel lines with a capacity of 16 m3/s and length of 9,5 km.

Incresased contributions to the reservoir of about 60% of the own contribution of the Rio Verde is achieved thereby.

Its basin covers and area of 47 km2 and has an average contribution diverted  of 16 hm3/year.

The dam is a straight gravity plant, has a height of 26 m on foundations and a crest lenght of 109 m, spillway and fixed lip.

The UTM (Zone 30) coordinates of the intersection of the axis with the channel are:

X: 312776 Y:4043401

Guadalmansa Dam & Reservoir, Benahavis


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