List of waterbodies in Saxony-Anhalt

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Waterbodies[edit]

Waterbody; Length in km; in Saxony-Anhalt flowing through; (confluence of ...); Remarks

Elbe[edit]

Elbe; 1.091 km; rises in the Giant Mountains of Czechia at a height of ca. 1,386 m, flows through or touches Czechia, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Brandenburg, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein

Elbe tributaries and water bodies with their confluence in Saxony-Anhalt

The Ohre near Calvörde

Sautal (left)

Elbe tributaries and waterbodies with their confluence outside Saxony-Anhalt

Special rivers[edit]

(via Oker, Aller to the Weser)

Canals[edit]

Standing waterbodies[edit]

Waterbody; Waterbody system; Area in ha; location of the nearest significant settlement; Remarks

The standing waterbodies are sorted by type. Their boundaries are however, somewhat fluid.

Reservoirs and forebays[edit]

  1. Kelbra Reservoir; Helme, Unstrut, Saale, Elbe; 600 ha; near Kelbra; bathing lake
  2. Rappbode Reservoir; Bode, Saale, Elbe; 395 ha; near Hasselfelde
  3. Wendefurth Reservoir; Bode, Hassel, Saale, Elbe; 78.0 ha; near Wendefurth
  4. Wippra Reservoir; Wipper, Saale, Elbe; 38.5 ha; near Wippra
  5. Königshütte Reservoir; Bode, Saale, Elbe; 32.0 ha; Königshütte near Wernigerode
  6. Hassel Forebay; Hassel, Bode, Saale, Elbe; 25.0 ha; near Hasselfelde
  7. Rappbode Forebay; Bode, Saale, Elbe; 24.3 ha; near Hasselfelde
  8. Zillierbach Reservoir; Zillierbach, Bode, Saale, Elbe; 23.0 ha; near Wernigerode
  9. Frankenteich; Rödelbachgraben, Selke (river), Bode, Saale, Elbe; 11.0 ha; near Straßberg in the Harz
  10. Kiliansteich Reservoir; Büschengraben, Rödelbachgraben, Selke, Bode, Saale, Elbe; 17.3 ha; near Straßberg in the Harz
  11. Upper Kiliansteich; Büschengraben, Rödelbachgraben, Selke, Bode, Saale, Elbe; 17.3 ha; near Straßberg in the Harz
  12. Teufelsteich; Teufelsgrundbach, Selke, Bode, Saale, Elbe; 19.9 ha; near Harzgerode
  13. Birnbaumteich; Birnbaumbach; 4.5 ha; near Neudorf (Harz)
  14. Gondelteich; Uhlenbach; 4.2 ha; near Friedrichsbrunn
  15. Großer Siebersteinteich; Siebersteinbach; 4.2 ha; near Ballenstedt
  16. Bremer Teich; Bach vom Bremer Teich; 3.7 ha; near Gernrode
  17. Kunstteich Neudorf; unnamed, tributary of the schmalen Wipper, schmale Wipper, Wipper, Saale, Elbe, 4.2 ha; near Neudorf
  18. Kunstteich Ballenstedt; Garnwinde, Sauerbach; 3 ha; near Ballenstedt
  19. Fürstenteich; Teufelsbach; 2.5 ha; near Silberhütte
  20. Neuer Teich; Hagentalsbach; 2.4 ha; near Gernrode
  21. Kleiner Siebersteinteich; Siebersteinbach; 1.8 ha; near Ballenstedt
  22. Bergrat-Müller-Teich; Friedenstalbach; 1.3 ha; near Friedrichsbrunn
  23. Erichsburger Teich; Friedenstalbach; 1.1 ha; near Harzgerode

Open cast mine lakes[edit]

  1. Goitzsche; near the Mulde, Elbe; 2500 ha; southeast of Bitterfeld
  2. Geiseltalsee; Saale, Elbe; 1842 to 1900 ha; south of Halle (Saale); former brown coal open cast mine to 2011 flooded,[1] Original smaller lakes merged: August 2008
  3. Muldestausee; Mulde, Elbe; 605 ha; east of Bitterfeld
  4. Concordiasee; flooded until 2015. 600 ha; between Nachterstedt and Schadeleben; bank collapse of 2 million cubic metres on 19 Juli 2009. 3 dead
  5. Raßnitzer See; White Elster, Saale, Elbe; 310 ha; east of Merseburg; former brown coal open cast mine flooded until 2000,
  6. Wallendorfer See; Weiße Elster, Saale, Elbe; 338 ha; east of Merseburg; former brown coal open cast mine flooded until 2000
  7. Gremminer See; Elbe; 543 ha; west of Gräfenhainichen; former brown coal open cast mine (still flooded) Golpa-Nord, Ferropolis museum and event location
  8. Gröberner See; Elbe; 366 ha; east of Gräfenhainichen; former brown coal open cast mine (still flooded) Gröbern
  9. Barleber See; Elbe; 105 ha; near Magdeburg and Barleben; bathing lake
  10. Paupitzscher See; Mulde, Elbe; 100 ha; between Bitterfeld and Delitzsch; largest part in Saxony
  11. Hufeisensee; ca. 70 ha; former brown coal open cast mine and gravel pit in the borough of Halle (Saale)
  12. Neustädter See; Elbe; 60 ha; near Magdeburg
  13. Posthornteiche; 2 Teiche; 20 ha and 5 ha; former Braunkohlentiefbau, near Halle (Saale)
  14. Heidesee; 12.5 ha; former brown coal open cast mine, near Halle (Saale)
  15. Rattmannsdorfer See; 76 ha; former gravel pit, near Halle (Saale)
  16. Hohenweidener See; 13 ha; former gravel pit, near Halle (Saale)
  17. Osendorfer See; 22 ha; former brown coal open cast mine in Halle (Saale)
  18. Angersdorfer Teiche; 2 Teiche 6 ha and 3 ha; former clay pit, near Halle (Saale)
  19. Runstedter See; 23 ha former brown coal open cast mine near Braunsbedra
  20. Bergwitzsee; Elbe; 180 ha; south of Wittenberg near Bergwitz; former brown coal open cast mine, bathing lake
  21. Adria Gravel Pit; Mulde, Elbe; 12 ha; near Dessau; former gravel pit for motorway construction, bathing lake
  22. Gerwisch Gravel Lake
  23. Salbker See 1 and 2 in Magdeburg Southeast (remains of former gravel pits originally several hectares in area )
  24. Mondsee; ca. 38 ha; near Hohenmölsen; flooded 1989 to 1991

Water management storage[edit]

  1. Wettelrode Storage Reservoir; Erlbach; 4 ha; west of Wettelrode
  2. Schmon Storage Reservoir; Schmoner Bach; 2.2 ha; west of Schmon

Retention basins[edit]

Partially impounded retention basins[edit]

  1. Kalte Bode flood retention basin; Bode, Saale, Elbe; 58.9 ha; near Königshütte in the Harz

Normally non-impounded retention basins[edit]

  1. Stöbnitz Retention Basin; Saale, Elbe; 21.5 ha; northeast of Öchlitz in Merseburg-Querfurt
  2. Schrote Retention Basin; Elbe; 10.0 ha; west of Magdeburg
  3. Gleinaer Grund Retention Basin; Geisel; 6.3 ha; southwest of Mücheln

Natural lakes and bogs[edit]

Schönitzer See aerial photo
  1. Arendsee; Elbe; 514 ha; near Arendsee (Altmark); bathing lake
  2. Süßer See; Saale, Elbe, Böse Sieben, Salza; 247 ha; Seeburg
  3. Schönitzer See; Elbe; 145 ha; near Riesigk; Altarm der Elbe
  4. Bindersee; Saale, Elbe; 25 ha; east of Seeburg
  5. Kernersee; Saale, Elbe; 17 ha; east of Seeburg
  6. Schönfeld-Kamerner See; Elbe; ?? ha; near Schönfeld, Saxony-Anhalt and Kamern in the Landkreis Stendal
  7. Lake Niegripp; Elbe; ?? ha; near Niegripp in the Landkreis Jerichower Land
  8. Salziger See ; Salza; Weida; trockengelegt, near Röblingen am See

Ponds and others[edit]

  1. Gotthardteich; Geisel; 6.8 ha; near Merseburg
  2. Grenzteich; schmale Wipper, Wipper, Saale, Elbe; 70 are; near Neudorf
  3. Lausiger Teiche; Elbe; ?? ha; near Bad Schmiedeberg
  4. Maliniusteich; Rödelbachgraben, Selke, Bode, Saale, Elbe; near Straßberg in the Harz
  5. Mensingteich; Hagenbach; 1.1 ha; near Gernrode
  6. Möllerteich, Graben vom Möllerteich, Büschengraben, Rödelbachgraben, Selke, Bode, Saale, Elbe; between Straßberg and Breitenstein in the Harz
  7. Mühlenteich; Selke; 7.1 ha; near Güntersberge
  8. Neudorfer Gemeindeteich; unnamed, tributary of the schmalen Wipper, schmale Wipper, Wipper, Saale, Elbe; 50 a; in Neudorf
  9. Neudorfer kleiner Teich 1; unnamed, tributary of the schmalen Wipper, schmale Wipper, Wipper, Saale, Elbe; 3 a; near Neudorf
  10. Neudorfer kleiner Teich 2; unnamed, tributary of the schmalen Wipper, schmale Wipper, Wipper, Saale, Elbe; 22 a; near Neudorf

Canals and ditches[edit]

  1. Elbe-Havel Canal
  2. Gnevsdorfer Vorfluter
  3. Mittelland Canal
  4. Niegripper Link Canal
  5. Pareyer Link Canal
  6. Rothenseer Link Canal
  7. Schindelbrücher Kunstgraben
  8. Siebengründer Graben

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ein Trio feiert das Flutungsende, Mitteldeutsche Zeitung vom 30. April 2011. Accessed on 1 September 2011 (digitalised)

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