Sotterbach is one of 106 localities in the Reichshof community and is located west of the Wiehltalsperre. The Lords of Biberstein had their aristocratic estate in Sotterbach. This Sotterbach estate passed into the ownership of Sigesmund Rötzel from Alpe in the second half of the 18th century. Today the castle is privately owned.The Wiehl reservoir in Bieberstein lies between Reichshof-Brüchermühle and Wiehl-Remperg. It is used to generate electricity and as a compensation pond. The dam is an earth dam with an internal clay core seal. The dam is operated by the Aggerverband.
2 days ago
The Schlingenbach is a 6.2 km long tributary of the Agger in Overath and partly in Engelskirchen. The source of the Schlingenbach is on the northeast flank of the Kleiner Heckberg (with 348.1 the highest elevation in the Rheinisch-Bergisches Kreis) at an altitude of 323 m.With the exception of a short section northeast of the Schlingenthal location in Overath, the entire course of the stream from the source area to the mouth is within the Schlingenbachtal nature reserve.Numerous large-scale clearcuts spoil the hiking pleasure a little.
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- 02:257.12 mi2.9 mph275 ft275 ft