The pond was created 600 years ago as a mining reservoir, making it one of the oldest dams in the Ore Mountains with excellent water quality.
It is subject to the regulations of the EU Directive for Bathing Waters [EU-Badegewässerrichtlinie] and, as such, to permanent quality inspections.
A long sandy beach and a well-maintained lawn are situated on the right and left hand side of the lake.
|Height over NN||627 m|
|Water area||approx. 23 ha|
|Depth||max. 7 m|
|Water volume||638.000 m³|
|Location||25 km south of Chemnitz|