Water

Ausschnitt aus der Hydrogeologischen Karte der Republik Österreich im Maßstab 1:500.000.
Ausschnitt aus der Hydrogeologischen Karte
© Geological Survey of Austria

Hydrogeological Map

Hydrogeological maps take an intermediary position between geological and hydrological maps. They give information on both subjects and help with the planning of groundwater resource development.

Karte der Thermal- und Mineralwässer in Österreich
Thermal- und Mineralwässer
© BMLFUW (ed.) Hydrologischer Atlas Österreichs

Thermal and Mineral Waters

Austria’s sources of thermal and mineral water have been known for centuries thanks to their particular smell, taste, temperature and therapeutic effects. The springs were given popular names such as thermal, acidic, acerbic, saline, sulfurous or even poisonous spring.