Waterworld

Water is an important part of mining. Even in old disused mines, pumps often need to keep the ground water at a manageable level in case the water makes the galleries and shafts unstable.

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So a water park on the site of an old mine in Landsweiler-Reden seems a natural way to remind visitors to the Saar region on the border of France of the importance of water.

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The lines created by walls and canals and broken by water vapour and cascades in this place are simply mesmerising.

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Neither the weather nor pangs of hunger could keep us from soaking in the atmosphere of the place.

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