Dams in Mexico

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  • Álvaro Obregón Dam

    Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico

    The Álvaro Obregón Dam also known as the Oviáchic Dam is an embankment dam on the Yaqui River north of Ciudad Obregón, in Sonora, Mexico. The purp…

  • Chicoasen Dam

    Chicoasen, CS, Mexico

    The Chicoasén Dam (officially known as Manuel M. Torres) is an embankment dam and hydroelectric power station on the Grijalva River near Chicoasén i…

  • Zimapan Dam

    Zimapan, Hidalgo, Mexico

    The Zimapan Dam, also known as Fernando Hiriart Balderrama Dam, is an arch dam on the Moctezuma River about 15 km (9 mi) southwest of…

  • Aguamilpa Dam

    Nayarit, Mexico

    The Aguamilpa Dam is an embankment dam on the Río Grande de Santiago in the Mexican state of Nayarit, 38 km (24 mi) northeast of Tepic. The…

  • Adolfo Ruiz Cortines Dam

    Sonora, Mexico

    The Adolfo Ruiz Cortines Dam, built in 1955 is a medium sized reservoir, located in the Mexican state of Sonora; it provides water for the Río Mayo…