SN9163 : Caban Coch Reservoir

taken 2 years ago, 3 km from Elan Village, Powys, Wales

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Caban Coch Reservoir
Caban Coch Reservoir
Looking southeast from the Garreg Ddu Dam.
The reservoir is at an extremely low level following the drought of 2022.
Remains of stone walls can be seen in the middle distance.
Elan Valley Reservoirs :: SN9264

The dams and reservoirs of the Elan Estate are situated within an area of outstanding scenic beauty. They provide a lasting amenity in their own right for visitors to enjoy.

The protection of the water catchment to prevent pollution of the reservoirs has safeguarded the habitats of numerous species of flora and fauna.

However, it should be remembered that the dams were built to provide for a very basic need....water for the people of Birmingham.

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Geographical Context: Water resources Place: Garreg Ddu other tags: Drought 2022 Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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SN9163, 80 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 September, 2022   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 13 September, 2022
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 91185 63712 [1m precision]
WGS84: 52:15.6465N 3:35.7457W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 91005 63922
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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