Barragem do Funcho - Silves, Portugal
Posted by: 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
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
Photo of the Dam and a description of your visit.