Barrage hydroélectrique

Hydroelectric dam

Historic site and monument, Engineering structure, Dam/weir, Town of Art & History, 20th C, 21st C in Breil-sur-Roya

  • The construction of this dam changed the appearance of the town, creating a water body that supplies the Arbousset hydroelectric plant.
    Today, this body of water is also conducive to recreational activities such as fishing or kayaking.

  • A new dam built to the latest seismic standards, which respects the environment, with better landscape integration, reduced noise pollution and special attention to biodiversity through the creation of a fish farm.
    The structure is visible from the lower deck, is not visited.
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