Conagua reports cracks in the Las Trojes dam, in Colima, after an earthquake of magnitude 7.7

Staff of the National Water Commission (With water)state and Civil Protection authorities evaluate the state of the dams and hydraulic infrastructure in Mexicoin order to verify that its operation is correct after the earthquakes that affected the national territory this September 19, 2022.

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So far, only a few cracks have been reported in the storage dam. The Trojes, in Colima.

  • In Aguascalientes No damage was reported to the Plutarco Elías Calles dam (the largest in the state), nor to the Abelardo L. Rodríguez, Calles, Jocoqui, Potrerillos, 50 Aniversario, Niágara, Media Luna, Codorniz, Cedazo and Malpaso dams.
  • In Colima some cracks were reported in the Trojes storage dam; a field visit will be carried out to determine if they represent any risk. No damage has been reported at the Basilio Badillo and Gregorio Torres Quintero dams at the moment.
  • In Durango The Lázaro Cárdenas (also known as Palmito) and El Zarco (Las Tórtolas) dams are reported without incident.
  • In Guanajuato The conditions of the Solís, Allende and La Purísima dams, as well as the Yuriria lagoon, were verified, with no damage reported at the moment.

  • In the state of Guerrero, no damage was recorded in the structures of Andrés Figueroa, Vicente Guerrero, El Gallo and La Calera, nor in the infrastructure in the three irrigation districts of the entity.
  • In Gentleman it was verified that the Taxhimay, Requena, Endhó, Vicente Aguirre, Javier Rojo Gómez and La Esperanza dams were not affected.
  • In Michoacan the state of the Constitución de Apatzingán dam (Chilatán), the Piedras Blancas diversion dam, the Los Olivos dam and the José María Morelos dam were verified. Likewise, no damages have been reported in the facilities of Irrigation Districts 020, 045, 061, 087, 097, 098 and 024.
  • In Morelos No damage was recorded in the Vaso del Rodeo dam or in the Carros-Cayehuacán Dam System.
  • In Nayaritthe Aguamilpa, El Cajón and La Yesca dam system, located on the Santiago River, were reported without incident.
  • In oaxacathe Yosocuta and Benito Juárez dams (the latter in Santa María Jalapa del Marqués), are reported unaffected.
  • In Puebla The status of the Peña Colorada, Boqueroncitos, La Soledad, Sistema Necaxa, Manuel Ávila Camacho and Huachinantla dams was reviewed.
  • In San Luis Potosi The El Peaje, El Potosino, Cañada del Lobo, La Lajilla, Valentín Gama, Santana, La Ventilla and La Providencia dams are reported to be unaffected.
  • In Tabasco, revisions were made to boards and flood control infrastructure, without any damage being reported at the moment.
  • In TlaxcalaSan Jose Atlanga, La Cañada, San Felipe Hidalgo, Pozuelos, Recova, Guridi and Alcocer, El Sol y La Luna, San Fernando, El Muerto, El Centenario, Cárdenas, Tenexac, Las Cunetas, Mariano Matamoros dams are reported without incident and Mazapa.
  • In Veracruzinspection visits were made without any reported damage to the Aqueduct System and Uxpanapa-La Cangrejera Dam, as well as the Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado, Miguel Alemán and Canseco dams of the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE).
  • In Zacatecas The El Cazadero, Leobardo Reynoso, Santa Rosa, Ing. Julian Adame Alatorre, El Chique, Moraleños and Miguel Alemán Valdes (Excamé) dams were inspected, with no incidents reported in their infrastructure.

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