An announced disaster!
- Tt has a thickness of 3,40m.
- It is 190m long;
- It is high 261,60m;
- It may contains 360.000m³ of water;
- The dam is kind of a double arch;
- It is the fifth highest dam in the world.
The sad story
A landslide of the mount Toc fell in the basin of dam so the water that was in it fell over the population of Longarone. 1,910 people died including 487 children and teenagers under 15 years. On Longarone have fallen 50 million cubic meters of water but if the dam had collapsed on the country would fall for three times the volume of water.