Sus aguas son utilizadas para riego, energía y abastecimiento de las poblaciones vecinas
El dique se construyó sobre la cuenca del Río Quines y los arroyos La Huertita y Jordán.
One kilometer before the people of St. Maarten the road forks to lead to the Huertita Dam, a huge mirror of water whose imposing seawall was completed in 1981 and embalsa an area of 430 hectares. The water is used for irrigation, power supply and the neighbouring towns. Besides abundant fish fauna is sure fishermen who come from different parts of the province of San Luis to practise their favourite sport because of the abundance of Pejerrey and Rainbows. Tourists can also make sports and swimming. The dam was built on the River Basin streams and Quines The Huertita and Jordan. The road around the reservoir may largely seen in all its splendor copies mesquite, logging, molles, piquillines caranday and palm trees.