location:Senec District, Danube lowland – about 30
km NE from Bratislava.
of waterway: “Freshwater continental lake” Artificial lake,
result of extensive gravel excavation for construction industry
more than 30 years ago. Presently tourist resort.
type and problem: heavy metals, organic contaminants, nutrients –
Significant sludge contamination is caused by recreational
facilities. The lake is surrounded by 53 bigger summer houses,
hotels and pensions and 278 private cottages. Improper
infrastructure concerning waste water management is characteristic
of the area. Attractive recreational area needs revitalisation of
the bottom gravel layer of the lake.
water depth:2-6 m (maximum water depth: 15 m)