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Lake Smokovo

Lake Smokovo is an artificial lake in Thessaly, on the slopes of Agrafa mountains. It is located in the Regional Unity of Karditsa. It opened in 2002 and covers an area of ​​approximately 8.5 square kilometers. The objective of the lake construction is to irrigate the southwestern part of Karditsa plain, and a part of Domokos province in Fthiotida Regional Unity. A hydropower installation has also been constructed.

The lake dam was constructed between 1981 and 1994. The work had stopped for a long time due to resident’s reaction. The dam has a height of 104 meters, is 450 meters long and 11 meters wide at its top. Its base has a length of 30 meters and a width of 460 meters.

Source: Karditsa-net