Type of work

Hydraulic works

Yesa dam

Spain

Description

The project was to execute a new dam increasing overall capacity from 0.447 to 1.525 billion cubic meters. The old dam stood at 78 meters and was extended to 108.0 meters to attain the extra capacity.

The objectives sought with the increased capacity of the Yesa dam was to supply 48,000 hectares of irrigated land in Bardenas and in the Cinco Villas region.