High Altitude Reservoir Austria

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Getting there

To reach the office of the high altitude reservoir cross the village of Kaprun and continue towards the glacier lifts which should be prominently directed.

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What is this High Altitude Reservoir?

The purpose of the reservoir is to generate clean electricity for the Austrian country and the 170 million m³ of water generates annually a whooping 700 million kWh for the Austrian households and industry.

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From the upper reservoir,

you might be able to see some wildlife so binoculars might come useful.

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The museum 

...talks about the history of the reservoir with video material and showpieces such as workers’ pickaxes and helmets.

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When to visit

May to mid-October

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