Sarsang Reservoir

Sarsang reservoir is located on Tartar river in Martakert district of the Artsakh Republic. The reservoir was built in 1976 to regulate water levels of Tartar river and to use its reserves in the most efficient way for irrigation and energy production. The volume of Sarsang reservoir exceeds 600mln m3 and out of this 500 can be exploited. In the winter the reservoir does no
t freeze. Fish farming is also developed at surrounded by forests Sarsang reservoir. The dam of Sarsang is 130 meters. While the reservoir was controlled by Azerbaijan it was used for irrigation only. After Artsakh was liberated and became independent Sarsang has been used for irrigation and for energy production. A hydro power plant has built next to Sarsang.