Sluice Gate at Stägeru-Süe - Niedergesteln, VS, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 46° 19.061 E 007° 47.134
32T E 406503 N 5130061
Quick Description: A sluice gate at an irrigation canal north of Niedergesteln.
Location: Valais, Switzerland
Date Posted: 8/1/2020 5:57:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM12XDK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 3

Long Description:
EN: This sluice gate can be found on the bisse "Stägeru" north of Niedergesteln. The 3.5 km irrigation canal was first mentioned in 1552 and is still in use. There is a hiking trail along the canal.

At this lock, water is branched off for an adjacent, somewhat lower canal. This canal is called "Lüegjeru-Süe".

DE: Dies Schleuse befindet sich an der Suone "Stägeru" nördlich von Niedergesteln. Der 3.5 Kilometer lange Bewässerungskanal wurde 1552 erstmals erwähnt und ist immer noch in Gebrauch. Es führt ein Wanderweg entlang ds Kanals.

An dieser Schleuse wird Wasser für einen benachbarten, etwas tiefer gelegenen Kanal abgezweigt. Dieser Kanal heisst "Lüegjeru-Süe".
Name of Waterway.: Stägeru-Süe

Roughly when was the Waterway created?: before 1552

Is this waterway working?: Working

What is the condition of the sluice gate?: Excellent working order

What is/was the water used for?: Irrigation

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