SkiWelt Brixen im Thale equipped for the future

SkiWelt Brixen im Thale equipped for the future

In July 2018, a construction project was started in Brixen im Thale in preparation for the major Zinsberg cable railway planned for next year. During the course of this construction work, the existing snowmaking pipeline is being rerouted and its pipe dimensions enlarged …

Turbine pipeline for the Seebachschleife hydropower plant

Turbine pipeline for the Seebachschleife hydropower plant

Seebachschleife is located in the municipality of Bayerisch Eisenstein in the Regen district of Lower Bavaria, Germany. As far back as 1934, the glassgrinding factory in Seebachschleife – now a listed building – was using water power as its energy source. In 1997 the hydroelectric power plant changed hands …

Pipeline renewal using the burst lining technique with ECOPUR pipes

Pipeline renewal using the burst lining technique with ECOPUR pipes

To the South of the Swiss Canton capital of Solothurn in the community of Biberist is the Vorder-Bleichenberg castle, which was built in the 17th century as a Summer residence for the old aristocratic and patrician family of Solothurn von Roll. In 1810 Ludwig von Roll, a direct descendant of this family …

Energy from water – clean electricity for Dorfgastein

Energy from water – clean electricity for Dorfgastein

The Austrian Federal Forestry Office (Österreichische Bundesforste AG or ÖBf) has special responsibility for the natural resources and habitats of the Republic of Austria. Sustainability is the number one principle here: only take out as much as grows back. In order to be able to supply around …

Untreated water transfer between the Prims and  Steinbach valley reservoirs

Untreated water transfer between the Prims and Steinbach valley reservoirs

The water supply association in the district of Birkenfeld has the task of ensuring the extraction, treatment and distribution of water for its members, the local authority associations of Baumholder, Birkenfeld, Herrstein and Idar-Oberstein, to provide approx. 77,000 inhabitants with a total annual volume of 4.8 million cubic metres of water …