Zainsk Reservoir

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.

Zainsk Reservoir
Zay Reservoir
Location of Zainsk Reservoir in Russia.
Location of Zainsk Reservoir in Russia.
Zainsk Reservoir
LocationTatarstan
Coordinates55°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
Typereservoir
Basin countriesRussia
Max. length12 km (7.5 mi)
Max. width1.7 km (1.1 mi)
Surface area20.5 km2 (7.9 sq mi)
Average depth3.1 m (10 ft)
Water volume52.3×10^6 m3 (42,400 acre⋅ft)
SettlementsZainsk