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– Vega de Jabalón (Spain) –

Lake name: Vega de Jabalón Country: Spain GIG Region: Med
GIG Type: LM8 Lake code: SP4045 Altitude(m a.s.l.): 635
Area (km²): 6.46 Mean depth (m): 5.2 Mixing regime: ----
Alkalinity (m eq/l): 2.6 Retention time (yr): ---- Chlorophyll a (µg/l): 35.4
Total phosphorus (µg/l): 90 Eutrophication status: 3 - High Hydromorphological status: 3 - High AWB


This reservoir is on Jabalón river, which is part of the river Guadiana large catchment. It is situated at 635 m a.s.l. in a clay and basalt basin. It was built in 1955 and has a capacity of 33.41x106 m3. It is used for irrigation, and energy production. Fields dedicated to intensive rain-fed agriculture surround the reservoir. In 1998 it was declared fauna reserve. The closest city is Ciudad Real.

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