Barragem de Odivelas, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 38° 11.037 W 008° 06.801
29S E 577651 N 4226596
Quick Description: Odivelas is a small village not far from the main nearby town of Beja and this dam is named after it.
Location: Beja, Portugal
Date Posted: 9/20/2011 1:30:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMCM82
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
Views: 9

Long Description:
This reservoir is one of my favorites in Portugal, perhaps because there is a nearby campsite where one can spend the night and experience the best of the reservoir quiet atmosphere: the sunset and the dawn. It's wonderful to observe all those animals in the wild (rabbits, all sorts of birds, frogs, etc).

The dam was inaugurated in 1972, it has a capacity of 96.000.000 m³ of water and its purpose it's mainly provide water for irrigation.
Waterway where the dam is located: Ribeira de Odivelas

Main use of the Water Dam: Irrigation

Material used in the structure: Concrete

Height of Dam: 48 meters

Date built: 1/1/1972

Fishing Allowed: yes

Motor Sports Allowed: yes

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