The Hasselbach rises on the western edge of Hiddesen in the nature reserve Donoperteich-Hiddeser Bent at the foot of 340 m high Kahl Ehbergs as Moorbach and flows initially parallel to the L 938 in a westerly direction. After about 1 km, the stream flows through the first dam, the Krebsteich. Later, the stream gradually turns north. After a few more 100 meters, the stream is dammed a second time and feeds the Donoperteich. After flowing through the pond, the Hasselbach flows curvy further in its deep cut stream bed to the north, parallel to the L 944 and is dammed for a third time to the Hasselbach reservoir. On the last 3.5 km of its course, the stream continues in a northerly direction in the Detmold district of Pivitsheide V. H. - northeast of the Meschesee - at an altitude of about 112 m above sea level. NN to the Werre.An iron-rich source of the sources of the Hasselbach was taken at the beginning of the 17th century in the form of a stone vase and developed into a health fountain. This, however, fell into oblivion over time. Even today, the source can be visited near the Donoper pond. In addition to this, there are other very lime-rich sources in the Hasselbachtal, which are used for drinking water supply Detmolds (wiki).
September 17, 2017
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