Waterbassin/Water bassin

This is the waterbassin " Lange Vlieter" Today it was clear in colors how it works.
The water is entering in the left bassin ( 8 ha) from he canals. It is purifying and when it meets the average standard purification, it is transferred to the right side bassin ( 120 ha) where it stays for about 2 years. In the right bassin they control the progress of purification till it is ready as drinking water. The barrels in the middle controle the process..Of course no swimming, no boats but a peaceful " lake" were only ducks, rare birds and nature exists. I love this place and it is about 7 km to walk around.
A great project of Dutch watermanagement.

Life in Maasgouw, Netherlands - Waterbassin/Water bassin by Henny

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