Retention basin Mordgrundbach

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Retention basin Mordgrundbach
Location: District of Saxon Switzerland-Eastern Ore Mountains
Tributaries: Mordgrundbach
Drain: Mordgrundbach
Larger places nearby: Bad Gottleuba-Berggießhübel
Retention basin Mordgrundbach (Saxony)
Retention basin Mordgrundbach
Coordinates 50 ° 49 '0 "  N , 13 ° 57' 10"  E Coordinates: 50 ° 49 '0 "  N , 13 ° 57' 10"  E
Data on the structure
Construction time: 1960-1966
Height above valley floor: 24.5 m
Height above foundation level : 27 m
Height of the structure crown: 456.5  m
Building volume: 244,000–270,000 m³
Crown length: 220 m
Crown width: 3 m
Slope slope on the air side : 1: 2
Slope slope on the water side : 1: 2.8
Data on the reservoir
Altitude (at congestion destination ) 454  m
Water surface 14.5 ha
Storage space 1.27 million m³
Catchment area 12.9 km²

The Mordgrundbach retention basin is a flood retention basin of the state dam administration of Saxony (Gottleuba / Weißeritz dam maintenance department) in the catchment area of ​​the Bahra and Gottleuba . The dam is located near Bahratal and is operated in partial permanent accumulation, which means that part of the basin is constantly filled. The dammed body of water is the Mordgrundbach . Other uses are industrial water supply and fishing .

The barrier structure is an earth dam with an inclined inner seal made of clay.

In the reservoir there is a small island.

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