Marroneto reservoir

The Terraio reservoir was built in 1963 at about 870 meters above sea level and serves the small town of Marroneto by gravity. It has a total accumulation volume of 70 cubic meters and is divided into 2 tanks of the same size fed in series. Like other Amiata villages, the settlement of Marroneto also…

Spring of Santa Fiora

Galleria Bassa and Fonte Carolina are the two springs located at about 600 meters above sea level, at the foot of the village of Santa Fiora. They are located near the water purification plant, completed in 1982 and derive water from two separate water capture works that are about 45 meters away from each other.…

Acqua d’Alto waterfall

The Ente river, which originates from a group of springs located in a plateau called “Le Fontine”, within a radius of 100 meters, flows from a cliff with a natural difference in height of about 25 meters, giving rise to the spectacular waterfall. The Cascata d’Acqua d’Alto is immersed in a fairytale forest, a stone’s…

Spring of Capo Vetra

The Capovetra Spring is located in the municipality of Seggiano, at over 1000 meters above sea level and is among the highest on Mount Amiata. Initially used for agricultural applications, the waters that gush from Capovetra were collected for domestic use only at a later time. By the inhabitants of the mountain it is considered…

Spring of Ermicciolo

The Ermicciolo Spring gushes out in the locality of Vivo d’Orcia, in the municipality of Castiglione d’Orcia at 1000 meters above sea level and with a flow rate of 180 litres per second, it is one of the most important springs of Monte Amiata. It owes its name to a small hermitage located next to…

Spring of Burlana

The Burlana spring is located in the territory of Seggiano at about 600 meters above sea level and the operations to capture the waters began in 1959. Thanks to a 21.6 kilometre long pipeline, the gushing waters reach a disconnector building, mix with other spring waters of the Amiata and arrive in Siena. The waters…

Spring of Bugnano

The Spring of Bugnano is born at 970 meters above sea level, upstream of the nearby Spring of Arbure. Already from the first surveys at the end of the 19th century, the water of Bugnano was clear and fresh, capable with its flow rate of 36 litres per second, to be fundamental together with the…

Spring of Arbure

The Spring of Arbure is about 800 meters above sea level and is located in the municipality of Castel del Piano. The aqueduct that takes its name from this source was inaugurated on June 11, 1896 and by capturing the waters of the nearby Bugnano spring, it is able to guarantee water supply to the…