|Las grandes aguas|
|Created by||Luis Spota|
|Written by||Eric Krohnengold|
|Directed by||Juan Carlos Muñoz|
José Carlos Ruiz
|Opening theme||Instrumental by Bebu Silvetti|
|Country of origin||Mexico|
|No. of episodes||85|
|Executive producer||Carlos Sotomayor|
|Production locations||Jalisco, Mexico|
|Cinematography||Carlos Guerra Villareal|
|Running time||41-44 minutes|
|Original network||Canal de las Estrellas|
|Original release||June 19 –|
October 13, 1989
|Preceded by||El cristal empañado|
|Followed by||Simplemente María|
Las grandes aguas (English title: The great waters) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Carlos Sotomayor for Televisa in 1989.
Gonzalo Vega and Alma Muriel starred the protagonists, while José Carlos Ruiz starred as main antagonist.
Adaptation of the novel by Luis Spota, which is a testimony to the brutality of man against the life, nature, and destiny. The story begins when Roberto Rivas, an ambitious engineer, is commissioned to build a large dam in a place away from civilization, a small community in which among its people arises only incomprehension, hatred, resentment, passions and betrayals. Here also find wood, the wife of Robert, a woman deeply unhappy and eager to find happiness.