The Tisza Dam, also known as the Kisköre Dam is a gravity dam on the Tisza River near Kisköre in Heves county, Hungary. It is the tallest dam in the country and also creates the largest reservoir in the country, Lake Tisza. It is a multi-purpose dam its purpose includes flood control and recreation. With a ship lock, it provides for navigation. Additionally, it supports a 28 MW hydroelectric power station, the largest in the country. Construction on the dam began in 1968 and it along with the power station were completed in 1973.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Hydroelectric Power Plants in Hungary". IndustCards. Retrieved 27 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Countries, regions, transboundary river basins (select "Hungary" and "Dams")". United Nations FAO. Retrieved 27 May 2014.

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