Lac de Bret

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Lac de Bret
Lac bret.jpg
View from the South side
Location Puidoux, Vaud
Coordinates 46°30′N 6°46′E / 46.500°N 6.767°E / 46.500; 6.767Coordinates: 46°30′N 6°46′E / 46.500°N 6.767°E / 46.500; 6.767
Type natural lake, eutrophic
Catchment area 21 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
Basin countries Switzerland
Max. length 1.5 km (0.93 mi)
Max. width 400 m (1,300 ft)
Surface area 0.36 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Max. depth 13 m (43 ft)
Water volume 5,000,000 m3 (4,100 acre⋅ft)
Surface elevation 674 m (2,211 ft)

Lac de Bret is a lake in the municipality of Puidoux, in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland. It is located north of Lake Geneva. The natural lake is used as a drinking water reservoir for the city of Lausanne. The first dam was built 1875 to supply water for the Lausanne-Ouchy funicular.

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