Improvement of supply from the Portaje reservoir

Improvement of supply to the city of Caceres from the Portaje reservoir.

  • Contracting body: Directorate General of Water of the Ministry of the Environment
  • Location: Caceres (Extremadura)
  • Description: The aim is to ensure the supply of drinking water to Caceres and thirteen towns its surroundings. It is executed through the installation of a piping that fills the Guadiloba reservoir from the Portaje reservoir and the Alagón Canal. The total length is 72 km and its diameter 1,100 mm for a design flow of 1,500 litres per second. 700,300 m2 of land are used for the excavation and 337,709 m3 for capping and compacted trenching.