The flood retention basin Herrenbach (also called Herrenbachstausee) is located in the district of Göppingen. It is located in the eastern part of the Schurwald near Adelberg and Schorndorf-Unterberken. It is operated by the water association Fils - like the flood retention basin Christental and Simonsbachtal. The flood retention basin was created in the 1970s after repeated flooding in Herrenbachtal. The 22 m high and 220 m long dam of earth material is constantly dammed to a part. He has a Vorsperre, which is separated by a Vordamm of the main barrier. The reservoir also serves the low water increase of the fils. The lake has become a popular recreational area for hikers and walkers due to its scenic location. The water surface is not used for recreational purposes, only as angling waters.
April 18, 2019
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