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Sperberhaier Damm and großer Kolk

Sperberhaier Damm and großer Kolk

The monumental Harz aqueduct

With a height of 16 metres and a length of 950 metres the Sperberhaier Damm, which was built between 1732 and 1734, is one of the most monumental constructions in the Upper Harz Water Management System. Find out on this tour about the reasons for building this aqueduct, despite the enormous difficulties, the function of the "Großer Kolk" and why the Dammgraben and Morgenbrodtstaler Graben ditches flow together at exactly this point.

 

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