Waterbody Type:Mid-sized coarse substrate-dominated siliceous highland river (type 9) 
Small coarse substrate-dominated siliceous highland river (type 5)
Elevation:100 m.a.s.l. to 420 m.a.s.l. 
Length:42.1 km
Discharge:Mean low water: 0,5 m3/s
Average discharge: 3 m3/s
Mean high water: 40 m3/s
Basin:188 km2
Particularities:While the upper Ennepe up to the Ennepe Dam and Reservoir is primarily characterised by rural landscapes, settlements dominate the river downstream of the dam. The discharge of the lower Ennepe is affected by the reservoir and dam system.