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Hoya D. García Waterwheel

Abarán

Spanish name: Noria de la Hoya de D. García

Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain Name of the waterwheel: Noria de la Hoya de D. García 
Date of last reconstruction: 1951
Irrigation tahullas (1 tahulla = 1118 square meters): 233
Type of crops: Citrus fruits, stone fruits and vegetables
Name of irrigation ditch supplying the waterwheel: Principal-Blanca
Areas irrigated: Soto de la Presa, Rambla del Moro, Excorrales and Hoya de D. García
Waterwheel diameter: 8.20 meters
Waterwheel width: 1.05 meters
Number of spokes: 12 x 2 = 24
Number of flat-profile blades: 48
Number of buckets: 48 x 2=96
Location: Both crowns
Construction materials: Wood, with the shaft and plates made of "sweet" iron
Historical background: Document dated 1818

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Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain
Hoya D. García Waterwheel in Abarán. Spain

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