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Jesenická kyselka, mineral water

The first report of emergence of the mineral water seepage in Jeseník nad Odrou appeared around 1830. The mineral water spring was located between peasant farms Nr. 8 and Nr. 160 in the Short quarter. The acidulous water rose free topsides and built small wells which were according to needs fastened by people with stones. Later, round 1880, the acidulous water was already caught even into wells equiped with shaft rings. At that time drinking water was used to common needs. To its difference was not paid much attention – people and animals got used to it. A considerable attention started to be paid to wells of mineral water as late as in 1895. In 1896, an industrialist Artur Krizický succeeded in buying a piece of land even with well of acidulous water from the farmer. The well was caught into the water well. Because this well was situated under the linden, it was named „Linden“. The linden shadowed the well until 1946 when it was hit by lightning and had to be removed. Mr. Krizicky began, early after building the water well, with production of lemonades flavoured with lemons and sugar. The superiority in flavouring the mineral water in Bohemia belongs to him. however, Mr. Artur Krizicky did not have much enterpreneurial luck and he went early bankrupt. In 1900, an expert analysis of Jeseník's mineral water was made for the first time. The expert opinion said: „…curative water of the first class, applicable for medications of heart, kidneys, urinary tracts and stomach…“

GPS position

N 49° 36.984', E 17° 54.402'



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