Rules and use
The Estany d’Ivars i Vila-sana is a natural and protected area. It is included in a special Plan which was passed in accordance with the 12/85 Law, 13th of June, which rules Natural spaces in Catalonia.
Part of the lake’s area (157Ha) - specifically, the zone managed by the Consortium, which involves the lake and the natural outlying zone - is included on the Net Natura 2000. The lake is considered Site of Community Importance (SCI), Special Protection Area for Birds (SPA) and it is also included on the Pla d’Espais d’Interès Natural de Catalunya (Plan for Spaces of Natural Interest of Catalonia).