Quarry pit lake at Untergrombach

Richtung Einstieg, März 2006Der Einstieg, März 2006Interessante Baumformation, März 2006Martin, Juli 2002Die Unterwasserlandschaft direkt rechts vom Einstieg, März 2006Süßwasserkrebs am Ruderbootwrack, Juli 2002
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49° 5.880' N, 8° 33.000' E
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Alternative names for this dive spot:
Baggersee Untergrombach, Untergrombachsee, Untergrombacher Baggersee, Wendelinus-Baggersee, Metzgerallmend

Diving permit:
€ 28 per year, available directly from the city of Bruchsal

In Bruchsal take the B3 in the direction to Untergrombach (Karlsruhe). At the traffic lights in Untergrombach turn right. After the railway underpass turn right. Continue straight on the road. After the ticket office, which is closed in winter, you reach the parking lot. You find a sign with the regulations (diving zone and diver entrance).

105 meters

Maximum depth:
~25 meters

0,5 to 7 meters

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Description dive spot:
The lake is definitely recommended for a Sunday trip in summer. On the large and beautiful lawn and the bathing area also non-divers feel comfortable. In addition, you can do barbecue!
In the lake there is little fish, but many crabs, which speaks for the water quality. Nevertheless, there is also a lot of rubbish in the lake. The visibility is usually good during the week, 5 meters and more. At the weekend, the visibility is just gone due to the large number of divers (0,5 meters and less).
Once round the lake near the shore takes between 100 and 120 minutes - but is not allowed anymore.
A diving permit is required since 2021. This costs 28 € per year and can be requested and obtained directly from the city of Bruchsal. We have placed the direct links under "Related links".

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Contributed by:
Martin Sebald, Alexander Schönleber, Jens Stickel, Mario Nelles

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