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Source of the Brenz, Königsbronn

Brenztopf bei Königsbronn (Reiner Enkelmann)The source of the River Brenz is a 4-m deep, clear, blue-green lake with a mighty rock jutting out over the water. The water flows into the lake at a rate of around 400 litres a second. The water temperature stays at 7°C all year round.  The source of the River Brenz is one of the most beautiful and one of the largest river sources in the Swabian Alb and a popular tourist attraction in the Heidenheim Brenz region. Hydro power generated from the source of the Brenz has been in use again since the year 2000.