Gia Simetzberger, 14 04 2021
Hermagor is predestined by its geographical conditions to become a city of water.
Crossed by a river and several streams, surrounded by other water bodies of great diversity and beauty, it lends itself to specialize in this focus, through appropriate
- Dealing with the topic of water
- Events on the topic
- Publications on the subject
The great diversity of the subject of water is already evident in my Watercourse project or watercourse concept alluded to. Also the artistic film project Messages of the water at many natural sites in and around Hermagor, which I started with my two then still very young sons and which is still waiting for completion, let many additional thoughts arise.
Here are just a few of the keywords that can lead to further projects, sub-projects, series of events, guided tours, lectures...
Theme water - gigantic diversity
Health - drinking amount, water balance of the body...
Water cures, Kneipp, drinking cures etc.
Beverage production and water quality - juices, beer, lemonades...
Water quality, water tests, filter systems, water purification
site design, water zones, water rushing, fountains, refreshment, recreation
Disaster control, flood protection, shoring
Design of biotopes, revitalisation
Utilization, purification, energization Agriculture
Energy production - hydropower, propulsion, engines, vehicles
Our fire brigade, fire fighting - for young and old
Bath culture, pools, bath additives, essences
Physics - secrets of water, structures, models
Exploring water, play projects for children
Swimming, swimming lessons, swimming techniques, competitions, games
Art - Symposia, Land and Water Art, Landscape Art, Painting, Sculpture, Videos, Poetry, Narratives, Plays.
Painting with water, watercolours, watercolour painting for beginners and advanced students
Water, bodies of water from a subtle or geomantic point of view
Water consecration, holy water, blessing with water - religious and shamanic customs
vitality, energization of drinking water, irrigation water
water purification, sewage treatment plants, self-made biopurification plant, experienced with it
Aquaponics and experience with it
renaturation of waters
Watering systems, irrigation, irrigation in other areas of the world
Stocking with native species, nature conservation issues
Snow, avalanches, avalanche shoring
Hail, Hail protection, Storm, Observation
Fish farming, fishing, fish ponds, restaurants
Animals on the water, hikes, guided tours
Mountain lakes - special features, photo exhibition
Water games for kids - making boats, folding paper ships...
Diving, hobby and professional divers, experience reports, opportunities
Aquariums, conservation of species, popular hobby
Cairns on the water and recordings thereof
Hermagor in geological view - seabed, today mountains
Adventure world, hikes, guided tours
Historic - floods, way of life with water, well construction, usage
Mills - once and today
Boulders, gold panning - mineralogical foci
Water adventures - sailing, kiting, rafting, canoeing...
Aquatic animals - wildlife events - what lives in our waters....
and I'm sure there are other possibilities.
Of course, like everywhere else, implementation requires people who are interested and capable of doing so.
We are convinced, everything is available here.
Therefore, this topic Hermagor, the town of water for the time being and it is hoped that feedback will crystallise and that this raw concept will be taken up.
If clever work is done here and harmonious cooperation is created, it may well happen that soon the whole world will take notice of and admire this positive example of a small mountain town.