Zainsk Reservoir

Zainsk Reservoir, Zay Reservoir
Location Tatarstan
Coordinates 55°16′44″N 52°02′23″E / 55.27889°N 52.03972°E / 55.27889; 52.03972Coordinates: 55°16′44″N 52°02′23″E / 55.27889°N 52.03972°E / 55.27889; 52.03972
Type reservoir
Basin countries Russia
Max. length 12 km
Max. width 1.7 km
Surface area 20.5 km²
Average depth 3.1 m
Water volume 52,300,000 m3 (1.85×109 cu ft)
Settlements Zainsk

Zainsk Reservoir or Zay Reservoir (Russian: Заинское водохранилище, Tatar: Cyrillic Зәй сусаклагычы, Latin Zäy susaqlağıçı) is a reservoir of the Zay River near Zainsk, Tatarstan, Russian Federation. It was filled in 1963 to be a cooling pond for Zainsk TTP. It has surface area 20.5 km², a length 12 km, mean width 1.7 km, mean depth 3.1 m and a volume 63 million cubic meters.

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