Choclococha (possibly from Quechua chuqllu corncob, qucha lake, "corncob lake") is a large lake in the Huancavelica Region of Peru. It is situated in the Castrovirreyna Province, Santa Ana District and in the Huaytará Province, Pilpichaca District. Choclococha lies east of a lake named Orcococha and north of Caracocha.
Location of Choclococha in Peru
|Dam and spillways|
|Height||12 m (39 ft)|
|Length||280 m (920 ft)|
|Total capacity||17,000,000 m3 (14,000 acre⋅ft)|
The Choclococha dam was completed in 1960. It is 280 m (920 ft) long and 12 m (13 yd) tall. The reservoir has a volume of 66,000 m3 (54 acre⋅ft) and a capacity of 17,000,000 m3 (14,000 acre⋅ft).