Mountain Biking Highlight
The Rottachsee serves the flood protection, the low water elevation of Iller and Danube and the power generation from hydropower. For this purpose, a throughflow turbine with a capacity of 480 kW is operated in the hydropower plant. The plant generates about 1.6 million kWh per year.  The dam has a 38 m high and 190 m long earth dam. The dam is 70 meters high. The lake and some areas of its shores, in particular the terrain of a separated from the rest of the lake Vorstaubereiches the hamlet Bisseroy be used as a recreational area. Meanwhile, the environment of the reservoir is called a biotope, because many plants and animals have settled down.
October 5, 2018
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