- Gottleuba Dam
The Gottleuba Dam is the second largest dam in
Saxony. The concrete dam serves as a reservoir for supply of water for Pirnaand provides flood protection, but energy production is small. The dam was built between 1965and 1974and is located between Bad Gottleuba and Erzgebirge. It was under construction in 1974and was completed in 1976. It dams up the Gottleuba( _cs. Rybný potok) river.
*Height: 65 m
*Length: 327 m
*Building volume: 270,000 m³
*Reservoir: 13,000,000 m³
*Water surface: 584,000 m²
*Power: 53 kW
Above the concrete dam is a lookout point. The dam is not accessible to the public. Bathing and leisure sport in the lake is not allowed, since it is for drinking water. Entry around the lake is allowed.
Reservoirs and dams in Germany
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