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This levada has its origin in Meia Serra Gaulesa, capturing the water of Ribeira dos Vinháticos, Ribeira da Serra de Água and sources of Cabeço
dos Ladrões and Cabeço da Pedreira.
In 2008, the construction of the Lagoa das Águas Mansas was completed, with a capacity of 214,000 cubic meters. Fed by the Levada do Pico dos Iroses it is a strategic reserve for irrigation of much of the eastern part of the island of Madeira.
Lagoa das Águas Mansas is one of the five largest water reservoirs in Madeira:
Lagoa de Aguas Mansas (214,000m3)
Portela (100,000 m3)
Santo Serra (800,000 m3)
Ponta Pargo (100,000 m3)
Paul da Serra (500,000 m3)
If you have a 4WD vehicle you can start this route next to the Lagoa das Águas Mansas.
You will go through the last kilometers of Levada do Pico dos Iroses until you reach its source.
Just above the source you will find a small waterfall and a pond.