Basic information about the construction:
|Type of closing
||a rockfill dam with an asphalt-concrete centre sealing
|Dam crest level
||573.90 m a.s.l.
|Dam crest length
|Injection corridor depth
|Bypass tunnel – width
|Bypass tunnel – height
|Bypass tunnel – length
|Communication tunnel – width
|Communication tunnel – height
|Communication tunnel – lenght
|Maximum flood level
||572.50 m n. m
|Maximum operational water level
||571.50 m n.m.
|Safety spillway controlled by
||6 pcs of plate gates
|Total volume of the reservoir
|from that constant volume
|Total area of the reservoir
||1.18 sq km
|Length of backwater level
||2 pcs Ø 350 mm, 3 pcs Ø 290 mm
|Average annual production of the SHP
Water treatment station
Basic characteristics of the construction and its future operation:
The construction is located in cadastral area of municipalities Valaská, Hronec and Sihla. The territory lies in the western part of Slovenské Rudohorie (Slovak Ore Mountains) – in Vepor Mountains, in the part of Balocké Mountains.
The main function of WR Hronček is use of hydrologic potential of Kamenistý Brook for prospective drinking water supply in regions of Brezno, Banská Bystrica and Zvolen. The additional value of the construction is electricity production and protection of the territory against floods.
|Name of the construction||Water reservoir Hronček|
|Character of the construction||New|
|Place of the construction||Cadastral territory of municipalities Hronec, Valaská and Sihla|