Location of Alicurá Dam in Argentina
40°35′10″S 70°45′09″W / 40.58611°S 70.75250°W Coordinates: 40°35′10″S 70°45′09″W / 40.58611°S 70.75250°W
Dam and spillways
135 m (443 ft)
3 (460,000,000 cu ft)
3/s (110,000 cu ft/s)
3 (2,606,000 acre·ft) 
2 (26.1 sq mi)
4 x 262.5 MW (352,000 hp)
1,050 MW (1,410,000 hp)
Alicurá Dam (in Spanish, Embalse de Alicurá) is the first of five dams on the Limay River in northwestern Argentine Patagonia (the Comahue region), about 100 kilometres (62 mi) from the city of San Carlos de Bariloche and 705 metres (2,313 ft) above mean sea level. It was inaugurated in 1985.
The dam is used primarily for the generation of
hydroelectricity with an installed capacity of 1,050 MW. The reservoir is also employed to raise . Salmonidae
The Alicurá reservoir has an area of 67.5 square kilometres (26.1 sq mi), a mean depth of 48.4 metres (159 ft) (maximum 110 metres (360 ft)), and a volume of 3,215,000,000 cubic metres (2,606,000 acre·ft).
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