|Lake name:||Las Vencías||Country:||Spain||GIG Region:||Med|
|GIG Type:||LM8||Lake code:||SP2040||Altitude(m a.s.l.):||869|
|Area (km²):||0.71||Mean depth (m):||12.6||Mixing regime:||Stratified|
|Alkalinity (m eq/l):||3||Retention time (yr):||----||Chlorophyll a (µg/l):||9.8|
|Total phosphorus (µg/l):||55||Eutrophication status:||2 - Medium||Hydromorphological status:||3 - High AWB|
This reservoir was built in 1962 in a deep canyon of the Durata river. It is located at 869 m a.s.l on limestone. It is part of the river Duero large catchment. The closest city is Segovia. It has a maximum volume of 9x106 m3. The catchment is covered in a 60% by conifer forests and the rest are fields for rain-fed agriculture. It was built for energy production and is quite popular for fishing and general recreation.
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