Ardleigh Reservoir

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Ardleigh Reservoir
Location Essex
Coordinates 51°54′55″N 0°57′20″E / 51.91528°N 0.95556°E / 51.91528; 0.95556Coordinates: 51°54′55″N 0°57′20″E / 51.91528°N 0.95556°E / 51.91528; 0.95556
Type reservoir
Primary outflows Salary Brook
Basin countries United Kingdom
Surface area 120 acres (49 ha)

Ardleigh Reservoir is a 120-acre (490,000 m2) lake near Colchester in Essex constructed in the valley of the Salary Brook. It supplies water both to Anglian Water and to Tendring Hundred Water. The lake is also used for recreational activities including Sailing and angling. Both game and coarse fish are present including Pike and Zander.

Ardleigh Reservoir is also home to the University of Essex Rowing Club.