Lac de Moron
|Lac de Moron|
|Coordinates||547 019 / 215 835|
|Data on the structure|
|Lock type:||Arch dam|
|Height of the barrier structure :||74 m|
|Height above the river bed :||59 m|
|Height of the structure crown:||716 m above sea level M.|
|Building volume:||48 000 m³|
|Crown length:||150 m|
|Data on the reservoir|
|Water surface||0.69 km²|
|Reservoir length||3.3 km|
|Storage space||15th 800 000 m³|
|Total storage space :||20th 600 000 m³|
|Catchment area||911 km²|
|Design flood :||500 m³ / s|
The Lac de Moron is a reservoir in the Jura on the border between Switzerland and France . The lake begins with the Saut du Doubs , an imposing 27 meter high waterfall and has a striking greenish color.
The reservoir can be reached on foot from the French side from the village of Le Barboux , which is located in the Doubs department . On the Swiss side, the reservoir can be reached via the villages of Les Brenets , Le Locle and Les Planchettes .
The Châtelot dam was completed in 1953.
- Lakes in Switzerland: Natural and storage lakes, Federal Office for the Environment FOEN, 2007 ( Memento of October 5, 2008 in the Internet Archive ) (PDF)