The 11 dams of Sinaloa are at 11.7% of their conservation capacity according to a report


With a storage of 1,831.3 million cubic meters, the 11 dams of Sinaloa are at 11.7 percent of their conservation capacity.

The North Pacific Basin Agency of Conagua revealed that at this moment, the dam with the best reservoir in the state is the Luis Donaldo Colosio Murrieta (Huites) with 498.7 million cubic meters, placing it at 15.6 percent of its conservation capacity.

It is followed by the Gustavo Díaz Ordaz dam with 323.0 million cubic meters, then come the José López Portillo dam, the Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla dam, and the Adolfo López Mateos dam.

For its part, the Aurelio Benasini dam holds 111.4 million, which places it at 27.6 percent.

The Sanalona holds 52.5 million cubic meters and is at 7.6 percent; the Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez with 45.8 million places it at 8.8 percent, and finally, the Eustaquio Buelna with 7.3 million.

The 210 main dams of Mexico, which store 92% of the country’s reservoir water, are at 39% of their capacity, which is equivalent to a total of 48,752 million cubic meters, reported Conagua.

Through the Report of the Technical Committee for the Operation of Hydraulic Works, the National Meteorological System, and the National Water Commission, the drought status of the Mexican territory, the precipitation levels, and the storage states of the dams were made known.

Source: Rio Doce