Flood water storage Furth im Wald - "Drachensee"

Description of works: 

The construction site is located within the valley area of the River Chamb, approx. 3 km from the Bavarian-Czech border and around 3 kilometres upriver from the town of Furth im Wald. The construction of the reservoir is primarily to provide protection for the town of Furth im Wald and the surrounding communities from flooding, which are caused especially by the River Chamb. Josef Rädlinger Bauunternehmen GmbH was awarded the contract for the landscaping construction work for this flood protection project, important for the entire district of Cham.

Technical details: 

  • Levelling and groundmodelling work: approx. 7,000 m²
  • Construction of paths and roads: approx. 2.500 m²
  • Drainage work
  • Placement and levelling of topsoil: approx. 20,000 m³
  • Vegetation work

Client: Wasserwirtschaftsamt Regensburg

Construction period: September 2008 to December 2008

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