Barragem do Funcho - Silves, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
N 37° 15.714 W 008° 22.896
29S E 554833 N 4124105
Quick Description: The Funcho Dam is located in Silves. It´s fed by the Arade River and is located upstream of the dam of Arad.
Location: Faro, Portugal
Date Posted: 8/29/2011 4:34:28 AM
Waymark Code: WMCEH5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Funcho Water Dam is located in the municipality of Silves, being fed by the River Arade and is located upstream of the dam of Arad.

The construction of this dam was completed in 1993 and its primary use is the irrigation of farmland in the region. The area of its watershed is 200 square kilometers and the reservoir has a usable capacity of 42.75 million cubic meters.
Waterway where the dam is located: Arade River

Main use of the Water Dam: Irrigation

Material used in the structure: Concrete

Height of Dam: 46 mts

Date built: 1/1/1993

Fishing Allowed: yes

Motor Sports Allowed: no

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