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Torrejón-Tajo Dam and Reservoir

Presas de Embalse en Caceres

Torrejón-Tajo Dam and Reservoir

Torrejon-Tajo Dam was built on the bed of the Tajo River in 1966, in the municipalities of Toril and Torrejón el Rubio, in the Natural Park of Monfragüe, Extremadura.

Gravity dam with a height from foundations of 62 meters and a crest lenght of 300 meters. Its waters are regulated by gates.

The Torrejon-Tajo Reservoir has a capacity of 166 hm3 and belongs to the Cuenca Hidrográfica del Tajo (Tajo River Basin).

Its waters pass through a tunnel in to the Torrejon-Tietar Reservoir to produce electricity, and from there, at night and in times of low power demand, pump the water back to the Tajo Reservoir.

Uses

Hydroelectric

Torrejón-Tajo Dam and Reservoir, Cáceres

Torrejón-Tajo Dam and Reservoir

Other nearby dams

Talaván Dam | Quebrada de Tiendas Dam | Torrejón-Tiétar Dam

Distances from Torrejón el Rubio

Cáceres 53 km
Jaraicejo 24  km
Berzalejo 4,5 km
Serradilla 22 km
Casas de Miravete 44 km
Santiago del Campo 39 km


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