River Mulde near Dessau - fish migration bypass now open

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The structure was formally opened on March 22nd 2019. A group of 30 guests gathered directly at the exit of the bypass.

Stakeholders of all sections - professional, governmental and voluntary - attended this event. Dr. Füllner (Elblachs-Projekt) and Mr. George from Saxony as well as Mr. Stephan Nauman of the federal "Umweltbundesamt" and the Angling Societies were present. 


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Minister Mrs. Dalbert (Minister for Environment, Agriculture and Energy) as well as Mr. Hennig (Head of the federal enterprise for flood prevention and water management) held a short speech before the structure was shown to the guests in 3 groups.

Among others 17.500 tons of rocks have been used to construct the bypass.   


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Starting this week the functional control of the bypass will be carried out by Dr. Falko Wagener from Jena. Guntram Ebel will give him his support for the task. Everybody is very keen to see the results.