The Canto Cagarra dam has the main purpose of irrigation, based on the following characteristics:
- Stone masonry dam with 37,5 m of maximum height above the foundation and with 66,9 m of crest length.
- Perimeter to irrigate: 30 ha.
- Volume of the reservoir: 419 368 m3.
- Flood inundation area: 3,79 ha.