Elišcin pramen / Elisabeth's spring - Podebrady (Central Bohemia)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
N 50° 08.654 E 015° 07.151
33U E 508515 N 5554674
Quick Description: Beautiful Art-Nouveau copper pavilion covers Elisabeth's spring (Elišcin pramen), located in park at the Spa Colonnade in Podebrady. The spring was drilled in 1910 as a sixth artesian source of Podebradka mineral water in 107.2 m.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/8/2020 5:23:21 AM
Waymark Code: WM129RT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:

Beautiful Art-Nouveau copper pavilion covers Elisabeth's spring (Elišcin pramen), located in park at the Spa Colonnade in Podebrady. The spring was drilled in 1910 as a sixth artesian source of Podebradka mineral water in 107.2 m. In 1925 it was deepened to a final 141 m.

Elisabeth's spring is spouted in a copper vase into a glass hemisphere, placed on a granite octahedron covered by a baldachin roof. A complex artistic tin baldachin is made of copper sheets.

Elisabeth's spring is the 6th artesian source of the Podebradka mineral water. Podebradka is an alkaline-earth acidulous water, in which a large amount of carbon dioxide is found and belongs to the group of bicarbonate-chloride sodium-calcium waters, which contain a large amount of alkali. After proving the therapeutic effects of Podebradka by the Bohumil Boucek MD, Podebrady Spa was established. Spa has been running uninterrupted since 1908 and is mainly used to treat cardiovascular diseases in the form of baths. Tasty mineral water was also bottled from the beginning.

Due to geological conditions, Podebradka has to be obtained from a depth of approximately 100 m, so between 1905-2013, a total of 27 artesian wells were drilled in Podebrady.

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