Susqueda Reservoir

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Susqueda Reservoir (Catalan: Pantà de Susqueda; Spanish: Embalse de Susqueda) is a reservoir located on the Ter river, near Osor, Catalonia, Spain. The dam is located in Osor while the main water body is within the boundaries of Susqueda and Sant Hilari Sacalm. The construction of the dam was completed in 1968, creating a reservoir with a storage capacity of 233 hm³ that covered the old villages of Susqueda and Querós. The dam has a structural height of 135 m and a crest length of 360 m.[1][2]

Susqueda Reservoir
Pantà de Susqueda.jpg
The dam in 2007
Susqueda Reservoir is located in Catalonia
Susqueda Reservoir
Location of Pantà de Susqueda
Official namePantà de Susqueda
CountrySpain
LocationOsor, Susqueda and Sant Hilari Sacalm, Catalonia
Coordinates41°58′45″N 2°31′38″E / 41.97917°N 2.52722°E / 41.97917; 2.52722Coordinates: 41°58′45″N 2°31′38″E / 41.97917°N 2.52722°E / 41.97917; 2.52722
StatusOperational
Opening date1968
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsTer
Height135 m
Length360 m
Reservoir
Total capacity230 hm³
Catchment area1775 km²
Surface area466 ha

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  1. ^ "Technical characteristics and capacity". The Catalan Water Agency. gencat.cat. Retrieved January 28, 2012.
  2. ^ Eva Berenguer (April 11, 2008). "Las puertas del Ter". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). Retrieved January 28, 2012.

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