The world's largest hose

Thursday, May 04, 2006

The world's largest hose was made for this large lawn.

Gartenschlauch (Garden Hose), 1983
Steel painted with polyurethane enamel
Two parts, in an area approximately 6,000 sq. ft. (557.4 sq. m)
faucet: 35 ft. 5 in. x 8 ft. 12 in. x 7 ft. 1 in. (10.8 x 2.7 x 2.2 m)
hose: 410 ft. (125 m) long x 20 in. (0.5 m) diameter
Stühlinger Park, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Photo by Attilio Maranzano


Fabricated by Mannesmannröhren Werke AG, Mülheim, Germany. Engineers: Klaus Stiglat, Erich Stender
Commissioned June 1980 by the city of Freiburg im Breisgau, with donations from local sources Installed April 1983
Inaugurated May 2, 1983




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