Boadella Reservoir

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Boadella Reservoir
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The reservoir in 2011
Boadella Reservoir is located in Catalonia
Boadella Reservoir
Location of Pantà de Boadella
Official name Pantà de Boadella
Country Spain
Location Darnius, Catalonia
Coordinates 42°20′27″N 2°50′0″E / 42.34083°N 2.83333°E / 42.34083; 2.83333Coordinates: 42°20′27″N 2°50′0″E / 42.34083°N 2.83333°E / 42.34083; 2.83333
Status Operational
Construction began 1959
Opening date 1969
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Gravity dam
Impounds Ter
Height 63 m
Length 250 m
Reservoir
Total capacity 60.2 hm³
Catchment area 182 km²
Surface area 363.3 ha

Boadella reservoir (Catalan: Pantà de Boadella) is a reservoir located on the Muga river, near Darnius, Catalonia, Spain. The dam is located at Darnius while the main water body is also within the boundaries of Sant Llorenç de la Muga, Terrades and Maçanet de Cabrenys. Despite giving it its name to the reservoir, the municipality of Boadella i les Escaules is not located within its boundaries. The construction of the dam was completed in 1969, creating a reservoir with a storage capacity of 60.2 hm³. The dam has a structural height of 63 m and a crest length of 250 m.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Technical characteristics and capacity". The Catalan Water Agency. gencat.cat. Retrieved January 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ Pavón Gamero, David. "L'embassament de Boadella: antecedents, execució i repercussions locals d'una infraestructura hidràulica" (PDF). Annals de l'Institut d'Estudis Empordanesos (in Catalan) (34): 179–217. Retrieved January 28, 2012. 

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