3 Man-made Lakes to explore in Italy
Located in Southern Europe consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands.
The Lake Ceresole is an artificial lake located in the Orco valley in the municipality of Ceresole Reale. The reservoir, more than 3 km long and about 700 meters wide, is formed by the dam of the Orco river and has a capacity of about 35 million cubic meters of water. Its waters feed the Rosone hydroelectric plant which has a production capacity of 70 million kWh per year. The reservoir is part of the complex of dams built in the Orco catchment area which power various hydroelectric plants.
The Malciaussia lake is an artificial lake located in the Valli di Lanzo , more precisely in the valley of Viù , in the hamlet Malciaussia the town of Usseglio to 1,805 m above sea level. The lake is located at 1805 m asl in the hamlet of Malciaussia and is about nine kilometers from the municipality of Usseglio . It is located at the end of the provincial road 32 after the hamlet of Margone.
The Lake of Cingoli is an artificial lake of the Marches created by a dam on the river Musone in eighty years. It is located in the municipality of Cingoli, in the province of Macerata, and represents the largest artificial basin in the Marche region, rich in aquatic fauna and migratory birds. The lake has an area of over 2 square kilometers and a depth that reaches about 55 m near the dam.