NY5454 : Castle Carrock Reservoir

taken 10 years ago, near to Castle Carrock, Cumbria, Great Britain

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Castle Carrock Reservoir
Castle Carrock Reservoir
View from the dam, taken on an open day to celebrate the reservoir's centenary. It was built to provide a reliable clean water supply to Carlisle, which it did for over 50 years. Increasing demand in the city meant additional water had to be extracted from the River Eden. Today the reservoir supplies water to the area north and east of Carlisle, as far as the border with Scotland, and is a supplementary source for Carlisle and Caldbeck. For more information see LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Saturday, 11 July, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 August, 2009
Category
Reservoir > Reservoir   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 544 547 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.0974N 2:42.7399W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 546 549
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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