Lac de Montezic


The last lake to be drained in the département:

• It is fed by the stream La Plane

• Its functioning is based on the transfer of water between he reservoirs of Couesque and Montézic (significant daily changes in water level +/- 8 m/26 feet)

• Surface area 250 ha/625 acres

• Circumference/length of bank approx 11 km

• Lake totally emptied in 2010

• 10 tonnes of fish were recovered during the emptying in 2010 (small quantity due to the lake’s method of water management that significantly disrupts fish life)

• Navigation forbidden everywhere on the lake