The dam at the site of Oberelchingen is changing from a lifeless concrete edge to a biotope. On April 7, 2017 the construction progress of the measure was visited by the municipal council of Elchingen. Until autumn 2017 the dam will be remediated with eco-berms. Additionally, stone dams, deadwood, hydraulic building blocks and rhizomes will be attached and islands will be created in order to improve the ecological situation. Within the created habitats a new biodiversity of plants, animals, fish and amphibians shall settle down.