Těrlicko Dam

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Těrlicko Dam
Těrlicko, vlek pro vodní lyže.JPG
Coordinates 49°45′17″N 18°29′46″E / 49.75472°N 18.49611°E / 49.75472; 18.49611Coordinates: 49°45′17″N 18°29′46″E / 49.75472°N 18.49611°E / 49.75472; 18.49611
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Stonávka River
Primary outflows Stonávka River
Basin countries Czech Republic
Surface area 2.66 km2 (1.03 sq mi)

Těrlicko Dam (Czech: Těrlická přehrada, Vodní nádrž Těrlicko, Polish: Zalew Cierlicki, Zapora wodna Cierlicko) is a water reservoir and dam in Těrlicko, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. Its surface is 2.66 km², dam is built on a Stonávka River. It was constructed in 1955-1962.

Construction of the dam had major impact on the village. 141 buildings were sunk, including many community buildings and also a church. Těrlicko was eventually transformed into a village with many tourist attractions. Many recreational centres were built. The reservoir is a popular spot for water sports, and is also used to supply water for nearby coal mines and Třinec Iron and Steel Works.

References[edit]

  • Cicha, Irena (2004). Stonawka od źródła do ujścia. Český Těšín: Regio. ISBN 80-239-3850-9. 
  • Šimek, Milan (1987). "Přehradní nádrže na území okresů Frýdek-Místek a Karviná". Těšínsko. 30 (4): 5–8. 

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