Sembuwatta Lake

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Sembuwatta Lake
සෙම්ඹුවත්ත වැව
செம்புவத்தை குளம்
Sembuwatta Lake
Sembuwatta Lake
Location Elkaduwa
Coordinates 7°26′13″N 80°41′59″E / 7.43694°N 80.69972°E / 7.43694; 80.69972Coordinates: 7°26′13″N 80°41′59″E / 7.43694°N 80.69972°E / 7.43694; 80.69972
Type Reservoir
Basin countries Sri Lanka
Max. depth 9–12 m (30–39 ft)
Surface elevation 1,074 m (3,524 ft)

Sembuwatta Lake ( sinhala: සෙම්ඹුවත්ත ) is a tourist attraction situated at Elkaduwa in the Matale District of Sri Lanka, adjacent to the Campbell’s Lane Forest Reserve. Sembuwatta Lake is a man-made lake created from natural spring water. Alongside the lake is a natural swimming pool.

Sembuwatta Lake is believed to be 9 m (30 ft) to 12 m (39 ft) deep. Currently the lake belongs to the Elkaduwa Plantations and produces electricity for the nearby villagers.