Veetornid: Eesti


Harjumaa
Hiiumaa
Ida-Virumaa
Jõgevamaa
Järvamaa

Läänemaa/Wiek
Lääne-Virumaa
Põlvamaa
Pärnumaa
Raplamaa

Saaremaa
Tartumaa
Valgamaa
Viljandimaa
Võrumaa

Harjumaa

Aegviidu (railway)

N 59.2871 – E 25.6091


Audevälja, Keila-Haapsalu

N 59.1828 – E 24.0856


Ellemaa, Tööstuse (power plant)

N 59.0777 – E 24.2419


Habajaa, Sipasoo tee

N 59.1065 – E 25.1702


Hara (military)

N 59.5784 – E 25.6133

Hara was an old Soviet military base, that they left for 20 years ago. The water tower is now in a very bad condition, with stolen tank and no roof. /Toomas Plaan


Jüri, Aruküla tee

N 59.3570 – E 24.8981


Karjaküla, Naaritsa

N 59.3387 – E 24.3905


Kehra, Kooli

N 59.3286 – E 25.3334


Keila, Jaama (tower demolished)

N 59.3086 – E 24.4167


Keila (railway)

N 59.3062 – E 24.4162


Kiiu, Veski

N 59.4500 – E 25.3887

An old windmill, there it is a water tank. I believe it’s a construction, when the windmill was decommissioned. /Toomas Plaan


Klooga, Kalda puiestee

N 59.3193 – E 24.2243


Kuusalu

N 59.4444 – E 25.4351


Loksa, Tallinna tn

N 59.5868 – E 25.7066


Loo, Vibeliku tee

N 59.4320 – E 24.9488


Munalaskme park

N 59.1849 – E 24.2671


Paldiski, Jaama (railway)

N 59.3455 – E 24.0575


Paldiski, Sadama

N 59.3551 – E 24.0867


Patika

N 59.3162 – E 24.9345


Peningi, Raasiku tee

N 59.3367 – E 25.1556


Raasiku (railway)

N 59.3660 – E 25.1728


Riisipere (tower demolished)

N 59.1026 – E 24.3140


Riisipere (railway)

N 59.1182 – E 24.3104


Suurpea (1)

N 59.6262 – E 25.6910

It is a quite amazing story.
When I one time visited Loksa water tower, saw I from the top of the tower, far away – behind all trees, something that could be another water tower.

Later I tried to find this place. It was like a time travel. Old soviet military base, only russians in 10…12 storey houses: music, chickens, russian flags…
But no water tower. I asked an old lady on a balcony on the second floor – where is the tower? She came down, took very freindly my hand and showed me the trail I should go.
Between the trees I saw first a high tower with steel tank, then after 50 meter a solid brick tower, and after further 50 meters a steel tank again.
It was like a science fiction movie!!
After 10 minutes reconnoitring – there was two water towers. Even better!
But it was not easy to take pictures among all these trees.

Toomas Plaan
2016-06-03


Suurpea (2)

N 59.6263 – E 25.6916


Sõrve, Jaama tee (railway)

N 59.4204 – E 24.4639

Water tower of an old narrow-gauge railway (earlier military, later normal railway). /Toomas Plaan


Tabasalu, Teenuste

N 59.4286 – E 24.5427


Tagadi (agrarian)

N 59.2279 – E 24.7508


Tallinn, Suurtüki

N 59.4427 – E 24.7434


Tallinn, Tuvi

N 59.4296 – E 24.7411


Tallinn, Kopli (Bekker shipyard) (industry)

N 59.4580 – E 24.6744


Tallinn, Telliskivi (railway)

N 59.4407 – E 24.7295


Tallinn, Volta (industry)

N 59.4491 – E 24.7268


Tallinn, Sitsi (Balti Manufaktuur) (industry)

N 59.4498 – E 24.7011


N 59.4504 – E 24.7024


N 59.4512 – E 24.7044


Tallinn, Kitseküla, Tallinn-Väike (railway)

N 59.4104 – E 24.744


Tallinn, Kopli, Köievabrik (industry)

N 59.4504 – E 24.7076


Tallinn, Maarjamäe, Pirita tee (industry)

N 59.4525 – E 24.8108


Tallinn, Erika

N 59.4496 – E 24.7162


Tallinn, Laevastiku (industry)

N 59.4588 – E 24.6972


Tallinn, Haabersti

N 59.4278 – E 25.6403


Tallinn, Merimetsa (hospital)

N 59.4307 – E 24.7012


Tallinn, Liiva raudteepeatus (railway)

N 59.3886 – E 24.7236


Tallinn, Kaluri (Eesti Mereakadeemia)

N 59.4616 – E 24.6661


Tallinn, Harku, Paemurru tee (quarry)

N 59.4043 – E 24.6043


Tallinn, Kopli, Maleva

N 59.4610 – E 24.6775


Tallinn, Ülemiste, Keevise

N 59.4211 – E 24.8002


Tallinn, Tatari

N 59.4245 – E 24.7451


Vasalemma

N 59.2327 – E 24.2514


Maardu

Hiiumaa/Dagö

Emmaste (agrarian)

N 58.7086 – E 22.5875


Suuremõisa, Niidufarmi tee

N 58.8760 – E 22.9377


Viskoosa, Kõrgessaare, Tööstuse (industry)

N 58.9797 – E 22.4692

Ida-Virumaa

Ahtme, Maleva

N 59.3249 – E 27.4239


Aseri, Tsemendi (industry)

N 59.4537 – E 26.8675


Jõhvi, Kaare

N 59.3492 – E 27.4129


Jõhvi, Sompa (industry)

N 59.3582 – E 27.3866


Kiviõli


Kothla-Järve

N 59.4022 – E 27.2963


Kothla-Järve (railway)

N 59.3957 – E 27.2470


Kukruse

N 59.3868 – E 27.3560


Narva, Aleksander Puškini

N 59.3767 – E 28.1940


Narva (railway)

N 59.3682 – E 28.1959


Narva, Kreenholm, Kose (textile industry)

N 59.3621 – E 28.1990


Narva, Kreenholm, (textile industry)

Coordinates:

1 = N 59.3591 – E 28.1927
2 = N 59.3586 – E 28.1939
3 = N 59.3585 – E 28.1944
4 = N 59.3578 – E 28.1927
5 = N 59.3577 – E 28.1932

6 = N 59.3591 – E 28.1975
7 = N 59.3589 – E 28.1987
8 = N 59.3582 – E 28.1969
9 = N 59.3580 – E 28.1981
10 = N 59.3579 – E 28.1967

11 = N 59.3569 – E 28.1978
12 = N 59.3568 – E 28.1960
13 = N 59.3566 – E 28.1971
14 = N 59.3580 – E 28.1991
15 = N 59.3571 – E 28.1988


Narva-Jõesuu, Koidu/Pargi

N 59.4589 – E 28.0402


Püssi, Raudtee (railway)

N 59.3589 – E 27.0529


Peeterristi, Vaivara vald

N 59.3988 – E 28.0758


Sillamäe (industry)

N 59.3990 – E 27.7364


Sonda (railway)

N 59.3485 – E 26.8498


Tammiku

N 59.3381 – E 27.3923


Tammiku, Tammiku

N 59.3280 – E 27.3800


Toila, Altküla, Liiva

N 59.4188 – E 27.5052


Uusküla, Männiku tee

N 59.0016 – E 27.3113


Vaivara, Jaama

N 59.3719 – E 27.7661


Viivikonna, Torni

N 59.3372 – E 27.6918

Jõgevamaa

Avinurme, Põllu

N 58.9887 – E 26.8808


Jõgeva, Puiestee

N 58.7432 – E 26.3970


Jõgeva (railway)

N 58.7463 – E 26.4020


Mustvee, Tähe

N 58.8487 – E 26.9442


Pikknurme

N 58.5996 – E 26.2185


Vägari

N 58.7298 – E 26.2209

Järvamaa

Järva-Jaani, Mõisa

N 59.0468 – E 25.8855


Paide, Pärnu

N 58.8874 – E 25.5630


Paide, Mündi

N 58.8794 – E 25.5691


Türi, Jaama (railway)

N 58.8041 – E 25.4251


Türi, F. J. Wiedemanni

N 58.8087 – E 25.4310

Läänemaa/Wiek

Haapsalu / Hapsal, Posti/Nurme

N 58.9417 – E 23.5420


Haapsalu / Hapsal (former Soviet Union garrison)

N 58.9578 – E 23.5141


Haapsalu / Hapsal (railway)

N 58.9327 – E 23.5374


Haapsalu / Hapsal, Kiltsi, Vabriku

N 58.9189 – E 23.5208


Kirimäe (1)

N 58.9332 – E 23.7430


Kirimäe (2)

N 58.9184 – E 23.7626


Lihula / Leal (railway)

N 58.6808 – E 23.8462


Risti (railway)

N 58.9980 – E 24.0498


Virtsu (industry)

N 58.5807 – E 23.5229


Lääne-Virumaa

Kunda, Kasemäe

N 59.5000 – E 26.5136


Lammasküla (agrarian)

N 59.0031 – E 26.2703


Padu (agrarian)

N 59.0696 – E 26.4891


Rakvere (railway)

N 59.3577 – E 26.3625


Simuna, Katsejaama tee (agrarian)

N 59.0515 – E 26.3902


Sivi

N 59.0307 – E 26.6898


Sääse

N 59.1645 – E 26.1399


Tammise (agrarian)

N 59.4414 – E 26.3673


Tamsalu, Tööstuse (railway)

N 59.1636 – E 26.0999


Tamsalu, Tööstuse (industry)

N 59.1620 – E 26.0939


Tapa (railway)

N 59.2658 – E 25.9636


Tapa, Malle (industry)(tower demolished)

N 59.2685 – E 25.9651


Tapa Karja, Karja tn (industry)

N 59.2601 – E 25.9269


Tõrma

N 59.3238 – E 26.3464


Undla, Vohnja-Kadrina (distillery)

N 59.3503 – E 26.1094


Vinni, Sõpruse

N 59.2919 – E 26.4271


Vinni, Pargi

N 59.2932 – E 26.4304

Põlvamaa

Põlva (railway)

N 58.0689 – E 27.0916


Räpina, Metsa

N 58.0987 – E 27.4678


Veriora, Jaama (railway)

N 58.0051 – E 27.3561


Viluste (agrarian)

N 57.9935- E 27.3444

Pärnumaa

Audru, Kuuse

N 58.4149 – E 24.3311


Lavassaare, Võidu

N 58.5124 – E 24.3735


Oidrema

N 58.5971 – E 23.9319


Pärnu, Ülejõe

N 58.3935 – E 24.4934


Pärnu, Suur-Sepa

N 58.3820 – E 24.5080


Sindi, Pärnu maantee (industry)

N 58.4095 – E 24.6581


Sindi, Pärnu maantee (city hall)

N 58.4031 – E 24.6453


Sindi, Pärnu maantee (industry)

N 58.4089 – E 24.6541


Tootsi, Tööstuse tn (industry)

N 58.5868 – E 24.7877


Treimani, Sadama tee (industry)

N 57.9186 – E 24.385


Vändra, C. R. Jakobsoni

N 58.6537 – E 25.03902

Raplamaa

Kohila, Jaama (railway)

N 59.1713 – E 24.7431


Lelle (railway)

N 58.8667 – E 25.0093


Märjamaa, Oru

N 58.9052 – E 24.4325


Märjama, Jaama (railway)

N 58.8980 – E 24.4368


Rapla (railway)

N 58.9943 – E 24.8317


Vana-Vigala, Jaama (railway)

N 58.7667 – E 24.2620

Saaremaa/Ösel

Kuressaare, Tallinna (Living Water Tower)

N 58.2538 – E 22.4895


Kuressaare, Pikk

N 58.2692 – E 22.4921


Karja, Ranna Tee


Orissaare, Ranna puiestee

N 58.5604 – E 23.0800

Tartumaa

Elva

N 58.2339 – E 26.4109


Elva (railway)

N 58.2238 – E 26.4251


Kallaste, Tööstuse

N 58.6718 – E 27.1631


Luke, Tamsa

N 58.2394 – E 26.5357


Nõo, Kalju Aigro

N 58.2807 – E 26.5373


Rebase

N 58.2378 – E 26.7963


Rõngu, Tiksi farm (agrarian)

N 58.1277 – E 26.2425


Tartu, Raadi

N 58.4002 – E 26.7433


Tartu, Õpetaja

N 58.3749 – E 26.7165


Tartu, Vaksali (railway)

N 58.3727 – E 26.7089


Tartu, Tulbi

N 58.3739 – E 26.6919

Valgamaa

Sangaste (railway)

N 57.8619 – E 26.1863


Sangaste-Tsirguliina, sawmill (industry)

N 57.8601 – E 26.1873


Sangaste, Lossiküla (castle)

N 57.9029 – E 26.2807


Taheva, Tsirgumäe, Sanatooriumi

N 57.6044 – E 26.3351


Valga, Lai (residential)

N 57.7741 – E 26.0394


Valga, Jaama puiestee (railway)

N 57.7748 – E 26.0501


Valga, Tehnika (railway)

N 57.7726 – E 26.0542


Valga, Aia/Mesipuu (sauna)

N 57.7751 – E 26.0345

Viljandimaa

Abja-Paluoja

N 58.1269 – E 25.3492


Karksi-Nuia

N 58.0989 – E 25.5538

Läs om vattentornet – Ebers vattentorn – Cirkulation nr 4/2017.

I den gamla estniska staden Karksi-Nuia, nära gränsen mot Lettland, står sedan 1994 ett 35 meter högt vattentorn med fyra cisterner, som vardera rymmer 30 m³ vilket ger en total volym på 120 m³. Det är ett lettiskt bolag som konstruerat detta standardvattentorn, med varierande antal cisterner.

I Lettland kan man finna vattentorn med såväl två, tre som fyra cisterner ordnade på samma sätt som i Karksi-Nuia. I den mycket lilla staden Ape i nordöstra Lettland står intill varandra tre vattentorn med vardera tre cisterner, alltså totalt nio cisterner. Frågan är om det är den optimala lösningen?

Ladda ner Cirkulations version som pdf-fil.


Karksi-Nuia, Ettevõtluse

N 58.1058 – E 25.5418


Mõisaküla (railway)

N 58.0943 – E 25.1862


Olustvere, Talli (tower demolished)

N 58.5539 – E 25.5691


Suure-Jaani, Lembitu puiestee

N 58.5373 – E 25.4762


Tohvri, Tohvri tee (industry)

N 58.3927 – E 25.3533


Viljandi, Uusna

N 58.3911 – E 25.7449


Viljandi, Johan Laidoneri plats

N 58.3628 – E 25.6012

Läs om vattentornet – Ebers vattentorn – Cirkulation nr 7/2007.

Det är inte helt ovanligt att äldre vattentorn, som inte längre är i drift, får en ny uppgift som utsiktstorn. I regel får då rör och reservoarer vara kvar intakta, antingen det sker av kostnads- eller av byggnadsantikvariska skäl. Ovanligt är det däremot att hela övre delen av tornet lyfts bort och ersätts med en kopia.

Så skedde dock år 2001 i den estniska staden Viljandi, när dess 30 meter höga vattentorn, byggt 1911 och tagit ur drift 1960, genom en insamling i stadens Rotary Clubs försorg, fick en ny oktagonal trevåningsöverdel. Nu kan man här se på både utsikten och stadshistoriska bilder.

Ladda ner Cirkulations version som en pdf-fil.

Sign at the water tower:

VILJANDI WATERWORKS AND THE OLD WATER TOWER 1911
By the beginning of the 2Oth century the population growth and expanded business activities in the centre of the town caused numerous communal problems to the municipal government of that time, including the problem of water supply. To solve it, a committee of officials and businessmen was formed at the town council meeting on 25 October 1908. Already in the preliminary stage of work it was clear that there were not sufficient financial means and local skilled work force available for building waterworks. Furthermore, other major projects were in progress – drainage of the lands of the municipal estate of Vilratsi, construction of the sewerage and a slaughterhouse. For the purpose of building the waterworks the municipal government, led by the active mayor Otto v. Engelhard. and the town council decided to make a loan of 40 000 roubles. In autumn 1909 the Rosenberg-Niilus company from Valga started boring the first well and reached underground water in the depth of 45 feet [14 m]. However, the water in the well at the site of the water tower, near the so-called Raska house, was unsuitable because of its high iron content and so in 1911 a new one was ordered from the Siegel and Co from Tallinn to be built near the slaughterhouse. The quantity and quallty of water from the new 298-feet [91 m] well, which was bored between the present Rannapuiestee and the stadium, was satisfactory.
The year 1911 was marked by major digging and piping works in the town, as well as tower building. Still the works were not completed on time. Due to the concurrence of several major projects there was labour shortage in the town. In the competition for employing unskilled workers, farmers from the surroundings of Viljandi tried to overpay the workers. Furthermore, digging was hindered by an unusually wet summer – excavation works were delayed by heavy downpours; the hurriedly filled trenches turned into clay sloughs, which seriously obstructed traffic in the streets. Because of the medieval origin of Viljandi much new and interesting was found in the course of extensive excavation. For instance, the foundation of the watertower was laid on the site of the graveyard around the former St. John and Clara church and numbers of skulls were dug out there. On the corner of Lossi and Oru street workers discovered an old drainage system. The amateur archaeologist members of Viljandi Literary Society could for the first time locate the site and draw the plans of Tartu and Riga Gates. Despite the delay in works and all the obstacles the whole water system was completed before the cold. For the 30-metre water tower a tank holding 6600 buckets [125 m3] of water was ordered from Uno Pohrt’s engineering plant in Kantreküla, and already on 26 October water was pumped in. Around 24 November the first water tests were carried through in different parts of the town – near Schöler’s pharmacy on the Old Market, near the Stifthouse on the corner of Tallinn and Veske street, on the corner of Tartu and Lossi streets and elsewhere. The jet of water reached higher than the roof of a three-storey house, and therefore it was possible to use the water for firefighting purposes. After the water system was taken into use, the piping leaked in some places but soon these problems were solved. A somewhat more serious trouble arose when water consumption became higher than estimated and the pump failed to filt the reservoir to the required level. In 1912 a more powerful pump was procured. The same year the first fountain was opened in Lastepark.
The water tower was used until the new multi-storeyed residential building/water tower was completed in 1960 and has been in disuse since then. In 1981 a draft was made to reconstruct the old tower into a lookout, but there were no interested parties and fortunately the plan was never executed. As a result of the restoration campaign initiated by the Iocal Rotary Club, the tower got a new three-storey, steel structure top. In June 2001 the lookout received its first visitors.


Viljandi, Carl Robert Jakobsoni

N 58.3677 – E 25.5921


Viljandi (railway)

N 58.3584 – E 25.5744


Viljandi, Vabriku (Tikuvabrik) (industry)

N 58.3591 – E 25.5773


Viljandi, Raua (dairy industry)

N 58.3629 – E 25.5718

Võrumaa

Antsla (railway)

N 57.8306 – E 26.5440


Lasva

N 57.8637 – E 27.1793


Võru, Lembitu

N 57.8469 – E 26.9990


Võru, Kose tee (railway)

N 57.8268 – E 27.0202


Võru, Silikaadi

N 57.8582 – E 26.9831


Võru, Võmmorski

N 57.8293 – E 27.5307