Lake Cavagnöö

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Lake Cavagnöö
Dam of the Lago dei Cavagnöö
Dam of the Lago dei Cavagnöö
Location: Ticino
Tributaries: various mountain streams
Drain: Bavona
Lago dei Cavagnöö (Canton Ticino)
Lake Cavagnöö
Coordinates 681 627  /  145 373 coordinates: 46 ° 27 '17 "  N , 8 ° 30' 4"  O ; CH1903:  six hundred and eighty-one thousand six hundred and twenty-seven  /  145 373
Data on the structure
Lock type: Arch dam
Construction time: 1968
Height of the barrier structure : 111 m
Height above the river bed : 100 m
Height of the structure crown: 2310  m above sea level M.
Building volume: 223 000  m³
Crown length: 320 m
Operator: Officine idroelettriche della Maggia SA
Data on the reservoir
Water surface 46 ha
Reservoir length 900 m
Storage space 29 000 000  m³
Catchment area 5.05 km²
Design flood : 36 m³ / s
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The Lago dei Cavagnöö is a reservoir in the canton of Ticino in the municipality of Cevio . It is a storage basin, holds six streams and belongs to Maggia Kraftwerke AG.

You can get to the reservoir through the Maggia valley to the village of Bignasco . From there you drive north-west to the town of San Carlo at the end of the Bavona valley . A cable car climbs from this location about 900 meters in altitude to the Lago di Robiei reservoir . Another 450 meters higher is the Lago dei Cavagnöö reservoir. There are various other small mountain lakes very close by.

Cavagnoli dam

The Cavagnoli dam was completed in 1968.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Lago dei Cavagnöö on
  2. Lago dei Cavagnöö on
  3. ^ Cavagnoli dam