The country's rivers are fed by mountain snow. lt is not a main source for mountain rivers though. During winter, underground waters usually fill the rivers. Two big rivers flow across the country the Amu Darya and the Syr Darya. The middle and lower reaches of the Amu Darya River and the middle reaches of the Syr Darya River (2,212 km) run along the territory of Uzbekistan. There are 80 lakes on the territory of Uzbekistan. All of them are small in size. The biggest lake is the Aral Sea, whose southern part belongs to Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan having no access to the sea still has several large lakes, including the Aral Sea and Aydarkul in its territory. Besides, some rivers have artificial reservoirs the most famous among them Charvak is a popular summer getaway for Tashkent residents. Along with them the whole system of Uzbek lakes also includes picturesque mountain lakes, many of which are located in hard to reach places.
The Uzbek lakes are used for fishing and beach holidays. Every lake is linked with a recollection, an emotion. There are some lakes that are unexplored, lost in desolation, others shattering with energy. For some it is all about water sports and picnic, for others, it is romance and solitude. There is energy in Lakes of this country that can only be felt. Visually examining the fishermen in the morning, hiring "doing as" for the riding in the evening, going for long walks, consistently visually examining sunsets or moonrise, heedfully auricular discerning stories of legends associated with lakes. The fisherman and the city on the lake site, the many memorials for more to it than just being a lakes.
With a view to meet its own needs in water, Uzbekistan exploits ground water resources as well. There are spring waters in mountain areas and artesian wells on plains. This summer, get out and enjoy one of the beautiful ponds, lakes and outdoor swimming pools in Uzbekistan.