NS3778 : Overflow from Carman Reservoir

taken 12 years ago, near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Overflow from Carman Reservoir
Overflow from Carman Reservoir
For more on the reservoir itself, see NS3778 : Carman Reservoir.

The overflow is immediately channelled below ground; about 150 metres to the ENE, it emerges again from a pipe (NS3778 : Stream flowing towards Poachy Glen), and flows across the moor towards some woods; there, it falls in a series of cascades: Link and Link

After just a short distance in the woods, the stream flows into the Poachy Burn.
Carman Reservoir

See Link (in a Geograph article) for further information. The reservoir, which was officially opened in 1886, is now disused; there is a trout fishery based alongside it. Carman Reservoir was created by damming and enlarging an existing Carman Loch, which was itself artificial: the loch had been created in connection with the nearby Millburn Works; it was also occasionally used for curling.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Saturday, 28 March, 2009
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Water resources 
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Carman Reservoir 
Reservoir outflow   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3768 7886 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.5121N 4:36.1676W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3768 7887
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