Meanwhile, the construction works of the eco-berms were also finished at the site of Oberelchingen. What looks desolate nowadays will be adopted by the nature in the future years and create habitats for many endangered species. For people looking for recreation the Danube will be accessible again at these areas and the diverse structures of
The dam at the site of Oberelchingen is changing from a lifeless concrete edge to a biotope. On April 7, 2017 the construction progress of the measure was visited by the municipal council of Elchingen. Until autumn 2017 the dam will be remediated with eco-berms. Additionally, stone dams, deadwood, hydraulic building blocks and rhizomes will
Along a lenght of around 500 m at the northern side of the Danube at the barrage of Offingen the dam shall be remediated in an ecological way. The construction works will take around 6 weeks. Specific bentonite mats allow for both the stability of the dam, as well as the ecological base of the
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Picture: Lechwerke AG In front of the ODK Kraftwerk Oberelchingen, which is operated by the Bavarian Elektrizitätswerke, the Danube is 250 meters wide. Within the pilot project INADAR, the dam in Elchingen will be improved in terms of ecology on a length of 500 meters, ,.The initiative s co-funded by the European Union. The result