iPresas performs risk analysis of El Horcajo dam

El Horcajo dam is 31.5 m high from dam foundation with a 30 m long free spillway, owned by the Regional Government of Extremadura (a wide region located in western Spain).

The set of analyzed risk reduction measures included the following actions: (i) implementation of the dam emergency action plan, (ii) improved impermeability system, (iii) upgrading of monitoring systems, and (iv) lowering of the spillway crest level.

This analysis represented the first step of an ongoing process towards improved dam safety governance by the Regional Government of Extremadura.