Lac de Moiry
|Lac de Moiry|
|Coordinates||610 195 / 108762|
|Data on the structure|
|Lock type:||Arch dam|
|Height of the barrier structure :||148 m|
|Height above the river bed :||120 m|
|Building volume:||815 000 m³|
|Crown length:||610 m|
|Operator:||Forces Motrices de la Gougra SA, Sierre|
|Data on the reservoir|
|Altitude (at congestion destination )||2249 m above sea level M.|
|Water surface||1.4 km²|
|Reservoir length||2.4 km|
|Storage space||77 000 000 m³|
|Total storage space :||78 000 000 m³|
|Catchment area||29.0 km²|
|Design flood :||60 m³ / s|
The Lac de Moiry is located in the canton of Valais in the municipality of Anniviers .
Location and use
The lake is embedded between the Garde de Bordon at 3310 m above sea level. M. , the Corne de Sorebois (2896 m above sea level) and the Sasseneire (3254 m above sea level).
The dammed water is used to generate energy in the Gougra power plant (588 GWh per year) and in the Mottec , Vissoie and Chippis (Navizence) hydropower plants .
The reservoir can be reached from Sierre through the Val d'Anniviers . The last larger town before the reservoir is Grimentz .
The national hiking route no. 6 Alpine Passes Trail from SwitzerlandMobility leads over the dam.
The Moiry dam was completed in 1958. It was planned by Alfred Stucky .
Commons : Lac de Moiry - collection of images, videos and audio files
- Lakes in Switzerland: Natural and storage lakes, Federal Office for the Environment FOEN, 2007 ( Memento from October 5, 2008 in the Internet Archive ) → Lakes in Switzerland (PDF)
- Lac de Moiry on the ETHorama platform
- Hiking in Switzerland: hiking route no. 6 Alpine passes trail
- ↑ Website of the Alpiq Group ( Memento of the original dated August 30, 2011 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. , accessed June 19, 2011