Bodies of water in Vienna

Vienna has an enormous variety of water bodies. Water covers about five percent of the city’s total surface – the highest percentage among all Austrian federal provinces.

The following two areas are particularly popular for bathing and other leisure activities:

Bathing areas on the online city map

Official responsibilities

Municipal Department 45 - Water Management (MA 45) is in charge of all bodies of water in Vienna, both groundwater and surface water. The only two exceptions are Danube and Danube Canal; they are navigable waterways and thus fall under federal jurisdiction and management.

Contact for this page:
Water Management (Municipal Department 45)
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