Temo (river)


The Temo (Temu in Sardinian) is a river in western Sardinia, Italy.

Temo
The river Temo in Bosa
Location
CountryItaly
Physical characteristics
Source 
  locationmonte Calarighe, Villanova Monteleone
  elevation473 m (1,552 ft)
MouthSea of Sardinia (Mediterranean Sea)
  location
Bosa
  coordinates
40.2906°N 8.4754°E / 40.2906; 8.4754
Length55 km (34 mi)

Along its course were built two dams:

  • the Diga di Monte Crispu with the purpose of protecting the town of Bosa against flooding
  • the Diga dell'Alto Temo that forms a reservoir of 4.99 km2 designed for water supply