Odivelas Dam

Client: Directorate-General of Hydraulic Services

Location: Parish of Odivelas, Alentejo, Portugal

Period: January / 1969 to July / 1972

Main characteristics:
The Odivelas Dam was the first Zagope project work, it is located in Baixo Alentejo, in the municipality of Ferreira do Alentejo, in Portugal. It was built on the riverbed of Odivelas River and came into operation in 1972. The water stored in the dam is mainly used for irrigation. The dam is 48 meters high and has a capacity of 96 million m³.