SOFADITIS RIVER – PINIOS TRIBUTARY
stream Sofaditis is one of the many affluents of Pinios River.
Pinios is the main collector for the region of Thessaly (central Greece).
It has direction to north and discharges to the stream Farsalioti and Evripea
which are Pinios
tributaries. At the river bed is constructed the Smokovo dam.
See Sofaditis River (Pinios river tributary) via Google maps:
The dam of Smokovo for irrigation purpose is located
at the river bed of Sofaditis stream. 30 km SW of Karditsa city.
The Smokovo project belongs to the general program for development of Thessaly valley, assuring irrigation water for
an area of 22,500
ha and the enrichment of aquifer. The drainage basin
of Sofaditis is around 380 km2 and 621m altitude.
type: rockfill (ER)
Height: 104 m
Length: 450 (480) m
Volume: 3 x106 m3
capacity: 785 x106 m3
surface: - m2
HI (Hydropower, Irrigation)
Hellenic Ministry for the Environment
Year of operation: 1994 (1996)
Picture 1. Smokovo dam (http://www.panoramio.com/photo/13791743)
Picture 2. Artficial lake of Smokovo