Lago Colina Dam

Lago Colina Dam (Spanish: Presa Lago Colina) is a concrete and earth-embankment gravity dam on the Rio Conchos in Chihuahua, Mexico. The dam forms Lake Colina. Its primary purpose is to divert water for irrigation, and regulate the outflow of the larger La Boquilla Dam upstream.

Lago Colina Dam
Lago Colina Dam is located in Mexico
Lago Colina Dam
Location of Lago Colina Dam in Mexico
LocationSan Francisco de Conchos Municipality, Chihuahua
Coordinates27°34′34″N 105°22′56″W / 27.57611°N 105.38222°W / 27.57611; -105.38222Coordinates: 27°34′34″N 105°22′56″W / 27.57611°N 105.38222°W / 27.57611; -105.38222
PurposeIrrigation, competition and recreational fishing of black bass, catfish, bluegill, crab
Dam and spillways
Type of damGravity
ImpoundsRio Conchos
Reservoir
CreatesLake Colina

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