Morávka Dam

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Morávka Dam
Vodní-dílo-Morávka.jpg
Morávka Dam
Coordinates 49°34′50″N 18°32′15″E / 49.58056°N 18.53750°E / 49.58056; 18.53750Coordinates: 49°34′50″N 18°32′15″E / 49.58056°N 18.53750°E / 49.58056; 18.53750
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Morávka River
Primary outflows Morávka River
Catchment area 63.3 km2 (24.4 sq mi)
Basin countries Czech Republic
Surface area 79.5 ha (196 acres)
Water volume 500,000 m3 (410 acre·ft)
Surface elevation 518.4 m (1,701 ft)

Morávka Dam (Czech: Vodní nádrž Morávka) is a water reservoir and dam near Morávka, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. The dam is built on the Morávka River and has a surface of 0.795 km². It was constructed in 1961-1966.

The dam is a popular spot for sport fishing and other recreational activities. The dam is also used to supply drinking water to nearby towns and to subdue floods on Morávka and Ostravice rivers.

References[edit]

  • Šimek, Milan (1987). "Přehradní nádrže na území okresů Frýdek-Místek a Karviná". Těšínsko. 30 (4): 5–8. 

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