most of the 300 signs, which warn in the shore area of the Senftenberg lake in front of danger to life, are already gone. "Season on the Senftenberger see lake, you can take off on time" was the headline in the regional Newspapers. Marianne Löwa is so relieved. "I am really looking forward to the upcoming season," says the owner of the eponymous shipping company: "Officially, she has started already on Monday, my ships start on good Friday." Like all in the Lusatian lake land at Cottbus Löwa not very much hopes "that we will suffer such terrible losses. This year, it needs to go just fine“.
in 2018, it was not good. 13. September had slipped a part of the in the lake the island into the water. Shortly thereafter, the lake was locked. All the boats had to be from the water, it was feared, there was even a "Mini-Tsunami", whose strength would have been enough to kill people or to fill the town's harbour port.
it is Really surprising that not everything came from. For one, you had to widen in the spring of 2018, the lock-up areas for boats and surfers around the island. It is suspected payments smaller slip, because of the shallows, so more or less large sand banks were created. Cause to be, among other things, the storms of the year 2017.
"Many of the residents, the boat operators and fishermen had pointed out for years that a large landslide threatening," says Klaus Brin sweating, the head of a water sports school on the lake. "But, allegedly, no one could respond to that, because there are rare plants and animals. Now, after the island is literally fallen into the water, it went quickly. Not one, but four excavators have been used in the past few months. And so the blocking of the start of the season on 1 could. April, be repealed."daily mirror people for Free order
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correct way it should be, that the blocking of the body of water was not extended, but this is one of the many people who live here are from the tourism,. "The main thing is, it won't happen again," says Reederin Marianne Löwa, but it is exactly like Klaus Brin, sweating-optimistic. It has gotten around that with the securing of the island commissioned the Lusatian and Central German mining administration company (LM BV) want to be able to make every Winter for more safety work. Finally, the island was left without great security measures are just as half a century ago, the lake of former brown coal mining Niemtsch.
"in fact, almost no geotechnical securing of the legislative Assembly vulnerable to Tilt, are known today as the island visible was at the time," says LMBV spokesman Uwe Steinhuber. The Senftenberger see lake, located in the property of the state of Brandenburg, LMBV but still the mountain legal responsibility for the land, particularly in the area of the island.
This is locked up today, is still unstable, permanently and as a designated conservation area. Therefore, had developed on the island of rare animal and plant species. Experts commissioned by the Foundation "nature conservation Fund Brandenburg" had discovered on the 347-acre island including the rare European Strandling, an evergreen Plant which grows up to twelve inches tall.
In the case of LMBV, it is now assumed that the necessary renovation work on the island of nature are possible, for example, by a so-called "light Peak". Of course only after the completion of this year's season in late autumn.
High loss due to shortened season
LMBV-speaker stone Huber rejects at the same time, allegations that the award of contracts for the rehabilitation of the riparian areas on the basis of nepotism to an inappropriate company is supposed to be. You have initiated due to a mountain of legal arrangement for the acute hazard prevention award as a "particularly urgent performance" and six rehabilitation companies. Two had submitted offers, the cheaper was awarded the contract. These have, however, "had due to the frost situation at the end of January/beginning of February and technological problems" that are likely to occur in the Winter. The LMBV have therefore used a more professional company. After all the Work up to the 31 had been promised. March complete in order to secure the start of the season.More about
lake Senftenberg in Brandenburg, island of wastage by pigsSandra Dassler
"we are all very grateful," says water sports school Manager Klaus Brin sweat. After all, he had just like the company boss, and many others due to the shortened season high losses. Was compensated no one. "The higher violence," says Brin sweat: "Although it was man-made." Experts are now suggesting that the instability of the island was not only caused by the storms in 2017, or on the island of trampling the wild boars have eaten. Stand added to this was probably also the particularly low water, because of the Senftenberger see lake, is also used as a storage basin and had been removed because of the drought last year, (too) much water. The future is to occur.