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    - 1860: The old church in the Port Square was demolished - 1866: The new church was finished

- 1879: Bridge and railway link finished (BERGERAC-LE BUISSON)
     
  - 1899: November 20, 1899, two kilometres from the Mauzac dam, 15 gabares or coizadoux, 11 meters long, 270 meters wide, and one meter high, fight the wind, in spite of favourable currents, to reach the lock (recollection).

- 1910 to 1918: The dam was raised to supply the hydroelectric factory opened in 1920.
 
     
 

 

-1949-1951: The dam was raised a second time by 1m10, to increase the original production of electrical energy by putting a sixth turbine in the factory.
At the same time, the dam’s evacuation capacity was changed by installing automated floodgates, which increased the flow when the water level rose (assuring no more floods in the town of Mauzac).
Also, a magnificent lake of more than 1000 hectares, was created. It is an attractive area where one can fish, sail, row, canoe, kayak.

1997: The banks were developed with inside walk toward the ferryman’s house (ferry), maps, photos, pictures of Mauzac in bygone days.

- 1998/2000: Restoration of the “Theatre Site”, perched on the hill that overlooks the Dordogne River valley and the town of Mauzac. A very pretty viewpoint with a viewpoint indicator. The GR6 hiking trail crosses this site. In addition to this site, the GR6 also lets you discover remarkable bories (igloo-shaped huts made of dry stone).


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