The Bembézar reservoir is a reservoir located in the province of Córdoba in the municipalities of Espiel and Hornachuelos. It began its activities in 1952 and has a capacity of 342.1 hm³ used for supplying drinking water, generating electricity, and irrigating nearby towns. It is a winding and embedded reservoir that occupies the central part of the Sierra de Hornachuelos Natural Park. It collects the waters of the Bembézar river itself and most of its main tributaries, such as Nevalo and Benajarafe and the streams of Baja, Guazalema, Pajarón and Calderas that contribute an average of 204 Hm3 of water annually.

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