Mount Maniva’s alkaline mineral water
There is a mountain in the Rhaetian Alps that conserves light water at its core, to which it gives its name and balanced minerals.
THE WATER OF
Mount Maniva, with a height of 1860 m, represents a special hydro geological system, able to direct inside itself and give back large quantities of water to the surface. The rich nature of the springs has led to human activity over the centuries, making it a live mountain from ancient times to the present.
ON VAIA LAKE
The person in charge, Ezio Melzani, greets us at 2000 mt. In the spectacular scenery of Vaia lake, a few kilometers from the Maniva crossing, ideal for Alpine trout fishing or for a day of camping with friends.
From the origin of the Maniva Alpine Spring, intercepted through a tunnel in the granite underground of the mountain, Michele Foglio shows us the route that made it possible for the water to come into contact with the air and bring it to be bottled to the Bagnolino Plant, 1 km away.
The Foglio Angelo Trout Farm was born in Bagolino at the beginning of the 50’s due to the presence of Mount Maniva’s water springs, ideal for raising trout. As a result of the activity, it is specialized in the reproduction and production of embryo eggs.