08:24 From a creek to a river

All the trees that used to stand by the small brook have probably caused the incrustations that led to the flooding in the underground car park.



08:24 From a creek to a river
All the trees that used to stand by the small brook have probably caused the incrustations that led to the flooding in the underground car park.

At the front in the middle of the picture the place where I 2012 had the interview with Günther Ziesel.


  High water in the underground car park


On the night of 10 September 2014, the underground car park at Drachenlochstraße 1 in 5083 St. Leonhard was flooded 103 cm high. Photo report about the event.

00:23 There is nothing left to save 00:23 There is nothing left to save
A neighbour knocks clearly after midnight. ''The garage. I hurry downstairs, but at the connecting door from the cellar to the garage water comes out of the door gaps up to 1m height.


00:42 Water rushes into the Almkanal 00:42 Water rushes into the Almkanal
September is traditionally the time of revision works at the Almkanal. The water for the Almkanal is diverted into the Königsseeer Ache. Here large amounts of water fall into the Almkanal.


00:43 Fire department on the way to the garage door 00:43 Fire department on the way to the garage door
The water is up to far into the garage entrance. Later the water height in the garage was determined with 103cm height.


01:24 Almost no water in the Grünbach 01:24 Almost no water in the Grünbach
Just above the Almkanal, which the Grünbach crosses with a bridge, almost no water flows. Why? Large amounts of water enter the Almkanal right next to it.


01:47 Excavator removes clogging of the Grünbach 01:47 Excavator removes clogging of the Grünbach
The excavator stands on a concrete slab that lies over the Grünbach and removes a clogging. A lot of wood has accumulated in front of the only 80 cm high passage.


01:54 Mercedes 350 CLS floats at the garage entrance 01:54 Mercedes 350 CLS floats at the garage entrance
Floating with the rear up, this Mercedes is over 15m away from its parking place.


08:07 Here was a clogging in the Grünbach 08:07 Here was a clogging in the Grünbach
60 km/h, 2.4 m wide 0.8 m high results in 32 m³ of water per second. However, the incrustation at this point sent the water on other ways.


08:23 At my favorite workplace 08:23 At my favorite workplace
About 300 m further up the Grünbach. Here I was still on September 8th with notebook and photovoltaic at a small creek. Not to recognize again.




Context description:  event events date time month 9 Sep Sept September summer autumn fall Flood Floods Disaster Disasters Austria Salzburg Untersberg 5082 Grödig .5083 St. Leonhard
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