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Very nice dam with great views. Many rest opportunities, also directly on the dam. Various information boards show the construction and development of the dam.
April 11, 2020
nice little dam; Here it is worth a detour from the main path for cycling and hiking.
August 21, 2019
Great view, nice Ruhepol and one of the small but fine dams
June 23, 2017
The Ronsdorfer dam (also Saalbachtalsperre) is a dam of the formerly independent city of Ronsdorf, today a district of Wuppertal. It is a popular local recreation area in Wuppertal on the border with Remscheid. For nature conservation reasons, direct access to most of the shore area of the reservoir is not possible, this was fenced off as part of renovations. The European crayfish, which is threatened with extinction, lives in the reservoir. In cooperation with the Ronsdorfer Erich-Fried-Gesamtschule, a small hydroelectric power station was built in the dam wall as an example
Visual object for perspectives on the use of renewable energy erected. The demonstration power plant is primarily intended to illustrate the generation of electrical energy from hydropower for the students, but also to make a small contribution to climate protection by feeding the generated energy into the grid. The maximum output of the system is a modest 1.5 kW.
February 21, 2023
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