The dams in the state of Sinaloa continue to recover during this rainy season at the end of June


Mazatlan, Sinaloa. – The dam system is one of the most important resources for the use of water for activities such as irrigation, electricity generation and of course human consumption, so the rainy season is of crucial importance to keep these hydraulic systems full. and therefore usable.

The state of Sinaloa has 10 main dams, which, according to the CONAGUA (National Water Commission), have received contributions of 525.9 cubic meters per second within the last 24 hours, which marks a good recovery at the end of the month of June in which there were several rains throughout the state.


The El Varejonal dam has received 45.8 cubic meters per second and the Huites dam 378.9 cubic meters per second, being one of the main ones and adding a total growth in Sinaloa dams of 13.9 percent as of June 30, 2022.

In addition, individually, the dams have achieved considerable growth, remaining as follows at the end of the month;

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla dam in El Mahone, 7.8%

Josefa O. de Domínguez dam in El Sabino 12.2%

Guillermo Blake dam in El Sabinal 29.4%

Eustaquio Buelna Dam 8.3%

Adolfo López Mateos Dam in El Varejonal 4.4%

Aurelio Benassini V. Dam in El Salto 40.6%

Luis Donaldo Colosio Dam in Huites 18.5%

Gustavo Díaz Ordaz Dam in Bacurato 14.7%

Sanalona Dam 22.3%

Juan Guerrero Alcocer Dam in Vinoramas 14.5%

José López Portillo Dam in El Comedero 19.2%


The Mazatlan Post