Construction of the artificial lake at Amiandos Mine
For theimplementation of the project “Biodiversity Conservation in Restoration and Management of theAmiantosAsbestos Mine”,the Forest department is currently addressing the beginning of the works for the construction of the lake.
With the landscaping of the central mine pit, the bottom and sides on the central mine pit will be properly shaped to create an artificial lake.
The lake will have a capacity of 40 000 cubic metres of water. At the centre of the lake an artificial island will shaped in order to provide shelter for the birds and hydrophilic plants will be planted (plane and alder). A pedestrian walk will be constructed around the lake. The construction works have been designed and are supervised by a civil engineer.
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