Waterway Lock / Zdymadlo - Klavary (Czech Republic)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 50° 03.303 E 015° 10.648
33U E 512704 N 5544766
Quick Description: Depicted Klavary Lock (Zdymadlo Klavary) and mechanical weir are the key parts of Klavary waterwork on Labe (Elbe) river in Central Bohemia region of the Czech Republic.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 5/26/2014 4:11:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMKT4N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 19

Long Description:

Depicted Klavary Lock (Zdymadlo Klavary) and mechanical weir are the key parts of Klavary waterwork on Labe (Elbe) river in Central Bohemia region of the Czech Republic.

The Klavary waterwork was constructed in 1933-1949 and reconstructed in the 1960s. The waterwork consists large single-boat waterlock chamber (85 m long, 12 m wide, with minimal depth over nipper 3.00 m) and mechanical three-field weir with Stoney-type flowgates. The small hydroelectrictic station (1600 kW power output) was installed on the weir in 1997.

Waterway Name: Labe (Elbe) river

Connected Points:
Part of Elbe river waterway connecting Pardubice in East Bohemia with Hamburg' harbour in Germany. This lock belongs to shipping section Middle Labe (Obříství - Pardubice) with 18 locks.


Type: Lock

Date Opened: 5/1/1939

Elevation Difference (meters): 4.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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