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Orós Dam

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Location  Orós, Ceará, Brazil
Impounds  Jaguaribe River
Impound  Jaguaribe River
Opening date  1961
Total capacity  2.1b m
Address  Orós - Ceará, 63520-000, Brazil
Similar  Castanhão Dam, Açude Araras, Açude Banabuiú, Açude do Cedro, Açude Gavião

The Orós Dam or President Juscelino Kubitschek Dam (Portuguese: Barragem Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira) is located on the Jaguaribe River, in the northeastern Brazilian state of Ceará.

It has a capacity of 2.1 billion cubic meters, making it the second largest reservoir in the state. Completed in 1961, it was the largest dam in Ceará until the completion of the Castanhão Dam in 2003.

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Orós Dam Wikipedia


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