|Lake name:||Vega de Jabalón||Country:||Spain||GIG Region:||Med|
|GIG Type:||LM8||Lake code:||SP4045||Altitude(m a.s.l.):||635|
|Area (km²):||6.46||Mean depth (m):||5.2||Mixing regime:||----|
|Alkalinity (m eq/l):||2.6||Retention time (yr):||----||Chlorophyll a (µg/l):||35.4|
|Total phosphorus (µg/l):||90||Eutrophication status:||3 - High||Hydromorphological status:||3 - High AWB|
This reservoir is on Jabalón river, which is part of the river Guadiana large catchment. It is situated at 635 m a.s.l. in a clay and basalt basin. It was built in 1955 and has a capacity of 33.41x106 m3. It is used for irrigation, and energy production. Fields dedicated to intensive rain-fed agriculture surround the reservoir. In 1998 it was declared fauna reserve. The closest city is Ciudad Real.
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