Bike Touring Highlight
Construction time: 1897-1899Height above valley bottom: 20 m above foundation base: 25.8 mHeight of the building's crown: 341.30 mConstruction volume: 29,000 m³Crown length: 183 mCrown width: 6.64 mBase width: 16.70 mCurving radius: 200 mDates to reservoir altitude (at traffic jam destination) 340 , 50 m storage space2.6 million m³ catchment area 9.34 km²Built in the years 1897 to 1899, the Lingesetalsperre is one of the oldest reservoirs owned by the Wupperverbandes. It is a small, manageable lake that was originally used for river regulation and service water supply. Today it serves primarily the leisure pleasure, the flood protection and the low water elevation. The dammed river is the Lingese, a tributary of the Wipper. The Lingese is border river between Kierspe in the Sauerland and Marienheide in the Oberbergischer Kreis.
March 12, 2017
I found the Brucher dam on site more exciting, but if I think about it again, it's actually unfair. Both reservoirs have similarly beautiful and comparable dams of the old type. The Lingsetalsperre means to make a small detour from the railway route (where probably most will come long), but I thought it was okay.
July 29, 2018
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