Batlava Lake is the main source of potable water for the cities of Pristina and Podujevo, but not Orllan itself, where the lake is located. As a result of the cities' population growth, withdrawal regularly exceeds inflow, especially in summer. Batlava Lake is a popular destination for locals.
- 35 m (115 ft)
- 3.07 km² (1.19 sq mi)
- 640 m (2,100 ft)
Oct 22, 2018 · Batllava Lake is one of the biggest lakes in Kosova located in the eastern part of Kosova. It is fed by the Batlava River. The lake has an area of 3.27 km² and a maximum depth of 48 meters.
Oct 15, 2016 · Batllava's Lake is located in Podujeva, a small town in the north of Kosova. In summer you can go there for swimming whereas in autumn people go there for fishing. It is a place with a lot of fresh air. When I first visited this place, it didn't look so well because it was autumn, but when I went there again in summer, it was so fun.
Jun 13, 2021 · Mars-Jones, it turns out, is an expert engineer himself. And much better at people than poor old Barry. Batlava Lake by Adam Mars-Jones is published by Fitzcarraldo Editions (£10.99). To support...
Exploring masculinity, class and identity, Batlava Lake is a brilliant story of men and war by one of Britain's most accomplished writers. Read more Print length 104 pages Language English Publisher Fitzcarraldo Editions Publication date November 16, 2021 Dimensions 5 x 0.5 x 7.5 inches ISBN-10 1913097625 ISBN-13 978-1913097622 See all details
- Adam Mars-Jones
- Adam Mars-Jones
Batlava Lake, Pristina, Kosovo, 1999. Barry Ashton is a civil engineer attached to the Royal Engineers corps in the British Army. He’s a recently divorced, non-sensitive, handy-man, which makes him an unlikely narrator for this 90-page monologue about his time in Kosovo and his ex-wife and children.
Exploring masculinity, class and identity, Batlava Lake is a brilliant story of men and war by one of Britain’s most accomplished writers. ‘No one inhabits character as intensely and subtly as Mars-Jones.