SY8192 : Water Cistern near Briantspuddle

taken 7 years ago, near to Briantspuddle, Dorset, Great Britain

Water Cistern near Briantspuddle
Water Cistern near Briantspuddle
This concrete water tank is located on the hillside above Briantspuddle where a spring emerges. The reservoir has a level indicator which consists of two semi-circular metal plates about 30cm diameter. One plate is rigidly fixed to a pair of metal poles 2 metres above the tank, the other is fixed to a single movable metal pole which enters the tank and has a float on the bottom end. When the tank fills up the float pushes the lower indicator up and it slides up on the two pole as the tank fills thus showing how much water is in the tank When the tank is full the two semicircles meet making a complete circle which is visible along distance away to the farmer at the farm at the bottom of the hill.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Water resources 
Water Feature (from Tags)
Spring 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 81989 92873 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:44.1113N 2:15.3951W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 8199 9286
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Tank  Cistern  Water Level Gauge  Water Level Indicator  Spring  Water Supply 

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