SE0551 : Chelker Reservoir & Wind Farm

near to Draughton, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Chelker Reservoir & Wind Farm
Chelker Reservoir & Wind Farm
Chelker Reservoir, near Addingham, N.Yorkshire, was put into service in 1866 & serves the Bradford area. It has a surface area of 52.3 acres & is 215m above sea level. The 4 turbine windfarm, operated by Yorkshire Water Services, came online in December 1992 & has a total capacity of 1.2 mw. The turbines pump water from the River Wharfe up to the reservoir.
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Sunday, 7 August, 2005   (more nearby)
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Monday, 8 August, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 05 51 [1000m precision]
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