Iskar Reservoir

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  • Category: dams
  • Section: Dams Power - Hydro
The Iskar Reservoir (язовир „Искър“) is the largest reservoir in Bulgaria. It is situated on the Iskar River and provides 2/3 of the water for the capital Sofia, also being used for producing hydroelectricity.

The reservoir has a total volume of 673 million m3, of which 580 million are in use and the rest is reserve. The reservoir has a drainage basin of 1,046 km² and is 25 km long. It is situated at 820 m above sea level, its dam being 204 m long and 76 m high.

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Today (17 September)
current weather in this location
25,9 ° C
16,8 ° (min)     27,6 ° (max)
0,1 mm
4 m/s
1013 hPa
Tomorrow (18 September)
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22,7 ° C
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