Nerby the river: Svratka
Type of Place: Dams
State: Czech Republic
Situated: near to Svratka river
Water reservoir Vír is , first of all, the important store-magazine of drinking water for Brno and surroundings.
The dam-lake is situated on the river Svratka in the area of Bohemia-Moravia Highlands (Českomoravská vysočina) at the southeast edge of Žďárské vrchy. This area belongs to the natural park of Svratecká mountain range (Svratecká hornatina).
You find here a lot of marked paths and many possibilities to sports activities.
Height of Pier: 72 m
Length of Lake: 9,7 kms
Lake Area: 224 ha
Max. Volume: 56 mil. m3
Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.