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Working Water Wheels
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Description:
This category is for those locations where a wheel propelled by falling or running water may be used to run machinery or decoration.
Expanded Description:
Waterwheels for this category must be functional, that is actually working with falling water.

They DO NOT have to be actually connected to machinery or other apparatus. They may be primarily decorative if they are being propelled by falling or running water.

It the water source is seasonal, but clearly operational, then the waterwheel location may be submitted.

If the water source is no longer present, but the waterwheel is connected to its original building or machinery, preserved for viewing, then it may also be permitted.

NOT ALLOWED are waterwheels that are detached from both a water source and a building or machinery.

NOT ALLOWED are small waterwheels intended merely for garden or yard decorations.

Instructions for Posting a Working Water Wheels Waymark:
REQUIRED:

Personally obtain coordinates from a visit to the site. The coordinates must be as close to the waterwheel as physically possible.

At least two personally obtained photos. One should be a clear close up to show details of the waterwheel, and another from a distance to show the waterwheel in its setting. If there are signs or plaques, please include these as clear close-ups.

A description giving the (1) approximate size, (2) usage, (3) water source, (4) relevant history, (4) significance of the location, etc. must be included. If there are signs or plaques, consider entering the text of these in the long description!

(Entering the text makes it searchable, adding to the knowledge base. Those using screen readers can also access the information this way).

SPECIAL NOTE: While the details outlined in our category description, and the requirements listed in the posting instructions, cover the MINIMUM elements and standards for all waymarks in this category, each waymark will also be evaluated by a volunteer reviewer for overall quality and appropriateness. If a reviewer deems that there are deficiencies in some aspect of the waymark, the waymark may be either declined or accepted with request for changes and/or additions in either content or format.

Each waymark will be evaluated on its own merits. We will endeavor to be reasonable and flexible while maintaining the quality standards for the category. If there is a disagreement, try to work it out with the evaluating officer, or appeal to the group leader, but we reserve the right to accept or decline a waymark based on our best judgement.

LANGUAGE NOTE: We recognize waymarking as a global hobby and welcome waymarks from all countries. Because of our international scope, we also acknowledge ENGLISH as our lingua franca. English will create the highest level of accessibility globally. All waymarks must have at least a short description in ENGLISH. We encourage bilingual and multilingual waymarks, but one of the languages must be English. We have volunteer translators to help.

Relying on software or internet based translators, such as Babylon and Google Translate, may NOT yield accurate translations that are intelligible. Use these only when there is no alternative. Although we do not expect grammatical perfection, a waymark may be declined if there the English language is not understandable.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Please give the date of your visit and a brief description of your experience and any additional information you may have about the waterwheel, its current condition, etc. We would very much like at least one original photo from your visit, but it is not absolutely necessary.
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Image for Walkmühle - Utzmemmingen, Nördlingen, Germany, BWview gallery

NWNW32.5 km

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Working Water WheelsWalkmühle - Utzmemmingen, Nördlingen, Germany, BW

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Working Water Wheel at the former Walkmühle located at the Walkmühlenweg between Utzmemmingen and Nähermemmingen, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ede-v

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 4/23/2018

last visited: never

Image for Water wheel "Lochmühle" - Ulm, BW, Germanyview gallery

SWSW68.7 km

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Working Water WheelsWater wheel "Lochmühle" - Ulm, BW, Germany

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There's a water wheel of the so-called "Lochmühle" (Hole Mill) an old water mill and nowadays a restaurant located at the Blau River in Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member [somnambulist]

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 2/19/2016

last visited: 4/21/2014

Image for Waterwheel Klostermühle - Ulm-Söflingen, Germany, BWview gallery

SWSW71 km

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Working Water WheelsWaterwheel Klostermühle - Ulm-Söflingen, Germany, BW

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This is the waterwheel of the so-called 'Klostermühle' (Monestary Mill) an old water mill located at the Blau River in Ulm-Söflingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 4/23/2014

last visited: 8/1/2019

Image for Hammerschmiede - Blautopf Blaubeuren, Germany, BWview gallery

WW81.6 km

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Working Water WheelsHammerschmiede - Blautopf Blaubeuren, Germany, BW

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At the so-called 'Blautopf' in Blaubeuren, Germany, Baden-Württemberg exists an old working water wheel of an old hammer mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 5/23/2013

last visited: 8/1/2019

Image for Decorative water wheel in Happurgview gallery

NENE101.9 km

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Working Water WheelsDecorative water wheel in Happurg

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Decorative water wheel in Happurg. The wheel drives the mechanism that is turning the little figures.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member virtual.franken

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 4/2/2015

last visited: 4/5/2015

Image for Waterwheel Klostermühle - Bad Urach, Germany, BWview gallery

WW106.5 km

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Working Water WheelsWaterwheel Klostermühle - Bad Urach, Germany, BW

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There's a working waterwheel at the so-called 'Klostermühle' (Monastery Mill) in Bad Urach, Germany, Baden-Württemberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 8/30/2012

last visited: 4/6/2015

Image for Mühlrad - Bruckmühl, Lk. Rosenheim, Bayern, Dview gallery

SESE120.5 km

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Working Water WheelsMühlrad - Bruckmühl, Lk. Rosenheim, Bayern, D

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Das Mühlrad in Brückmühl.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Tharandter

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 2/11/2013

last visited: 6/7/2013

Image for Wasserrad der Eselmühle - Wangen, BW, Germanyview gallery

SWSW132.4 km

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Working Water WheelsWasserrad der Eselmühle - Wangen, BW, Germany

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Wasserrad an der Eselmühle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jotheonly

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 1/26/2017

last visited: 5/24/2019

Image for Water wheel on Scherzenmuhle - Weidenberg, BY, Germanyview gallery

NENE154.3 km

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Working Water WheelsWater wheel on Scherzenmuhle - Weidenberg, BY, Germany

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The water wheel is located on the Scherzenmuhle mill in Weidenberg. The mill is historical one - it's functioning as open air museum, but the wheel is still working.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member virtual.franken

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 4/20/2015

last visited: 9/25/2015

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