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Empty Brno Dam revealed its secrets: grenades and mud traps

In Brno, Nature on June 15, 2009 by Petr Bokuvka Tagged: , , ,

The Brno Dam is famous weekend destination for families, lovers, sport lovers. It features beaches, boats, beach volleyball courts, hot-dog stands, biking paths etc.

Oh yeah, there is almost no water there now. The dam has been emptied to facilitate mud cleaning to prevent cyanobacteria formation.

Two World War II grenades were found in the mud today and the police warn that there will be more. People are discouraged from entering the banks of the “river” that flows in the middle of the dam valley. There are huge mud traps that can be even six feet deep and one can’t get out, if trapped. However, hundreds adventure and treasure seekers enter the restricted area anyway — to search for former houses that had been there before the dam was built. People had to leave the former village of Kninicky…

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