Waterway Lock / Zdymadlo - Klecany (Czech Republic)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 50° 10.310 E 014° 23.495
33U E 456552 N 5557912
Quick Description: Depicted Klecany (Zdymadlo Klecany), a key part of Klecany waterwork, is the first waterway lock on Vltava (Moldau) river north of Prague.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 5/26/2014 6:43:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMKT5F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 17

Long Description:

Depicted Klecany (Zdymadlo Klecany), a key part of Klecany waterwork, is the first waterway lock on Vltava (Moldau) river north of Prague.

Klecany waterwork, built in short time in 1897-1898 and reconstructed several times during the 20th century, nowadays comprises the depicted waterway lock, navigation channel and mechanical three field weir with small hydroelectric power station. The lock is located on the end of 940 m long navigation channel leading from the Klecany weir along Vltava river's left bank. The lock has two consecutively situated chambers (59L×11W and 133L×20W in meters).

Waterway Name: Vltava (Moldau) river

Connected Points:
Vltava river and Elbe River from Slapy dam (South of Prague) to Hamburg.


Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1898

Elevation Difference (meters): 3.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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