We have the latest news on the project "LIFE Network Danube Plus". Events, milestones and the latest news from the land restoration between the power plants at Altenwörth and Greifenstein on the Danube.
May 2023: Fish monitoring in Altenwörth
Breeding protection initiative at the Altenwörth fish pass
Altenwörth fish pass ready for the start of spring
Book presentation LIFE & the Danube
LIFE Platform pays a visit to Altenwörth
Altenwörth fish pass opened
Start of spring at the fish pass (April 2022)
Spring 2022 - closed for construction work
26 October 2021: Hike with the Altenwörth Watersports Club
August 2021: "Vitale Gemeinde Zwentendorf" pays a visit
Martin Mühlbauer, a water engineer and fish ecologist, explained the concept behind constructing the riverscape with diverse shallows, deeper sections, meanders, dead wood structures and other formations. The fish pass is supplemented with ecological measures in the old course, which is an extremely popular area, especially in summer.
July 2021: Cycle path re-opened
Spring 2021 on the construction site of the Altenwörth fish pass
March 2021: Management visiting construction sites
Winter construction site in Altenwörth (January 2021)
Altenwörth fish bypass in fall 2020
Summer construction site tour 2020
Construction work on the Altenwörth fish bypass
March 2020: Start of construction on the Altenwörth fish pass
In addition to the fish pass, VEBUND is improving the bathing quality of the old course of the Danube at Altenwörth in cooperation with the market municipality of Kirchberg am Wagram.
2018: Initial residents’ information on the Altenwörth fish bypass
At a citizens’ event in the municipality of Kirchberg am Wagram on 4 October 2018, VERBUND officially presented the fish bypass and old course project to interested local residents for the first time. “It was important to us to personally inform our neighbours about the project at first hand,” says project manager Hannes Einfalt.