La Puebla de Cazalla Dam
Presa de la Puebla de Cazalla
La Puebla de Cazalla Dam & Reservoir is located in the Corbones river bed, a tributary of the Guadalquivir river, on the left bank, in the municipality of La Puebla de Cazalla, province of Seville.
This reservoir belongs to the Confederación Hidrográfica del Guadalquivir (Area of Seville) and was built in 1994.
The surface of the basin is 300 km2, the volume of the reservoir is 73.7 Hm3 and the reservoir suface is 330 hectares.
The type of dam is Gravity with 71 m height foundation and 220 m fo coronation length.
La Puebla de Cazalla Dam was built with these objectives:
* Corbones river regulation
* Water supply for several villages in the Sierra Sur
* Irrigation of 3.424 hecatres in the municipalities of La Puebla de Cazalla and Marchena.
The Corbones river born in the province of Málaga, in Cañete la Real, in the foothills of Sierras Blanquilla, Mollina and Borbollones. It runs through the villages of Marchena, Carmona, port of Fuentes de Andalucía, Lantejuela, Puebla de Cazalla, Villanueva de San Juan, part of El Saucejo and Osuna, as well as Algámitas.