TM1337 : Alton Water

taken 4 years ago, near to Tattingstone, Suffolk, Great Britain

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Alton Water
Alton Water
Alton Water is the largest reservoir in Suffolk.
Alton Reservoir was opened in 1987 and is fed from the River Gipping and bore holes on the north side of the River Orwell. The pumping station and treatment works below the dam is capable of treating up to 10 million gallons (45,000 m3) of water a day. Between 85% and 95% of the water goes to Ipswich and Felixstowe via the Wherstead reservoir and the Orwell Bridge with the remainder fed to the villages of the Shotley Peninsula and south Suffolk. The reservoir is also used for sailing and fishing.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 16 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1396 3744 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:59.6501N 1:6.9070E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1368 3759
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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