Afon Porth-llwyd

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Afon Porth-llwyd
Afon Porth-llwyd from Pont Newydd - - 204141.jpg
Afon Porth-llwyd is located in Wales
Afon Porth-llwyd
Location of the mouth in Wales
Physical characteristics
SourceLlyn Eigau
MouthConfluence with Afon Conwy
 ⁃ coordinates
53°11′42″N 3°50′06″W / 53.195083°N 3.835133°W / 53.195083; -3.835133

Afon Porth-llwyd is a river in Snowdonia in north-west Wales. It flows from Llyn Eigiau on the south-eastern edge of the Carneddau range to join the river Conwy.

Its waters are trapped at Coedty reservoir before flowing down to pass under Pont Newydd in Dolgarrog. From Coedty reservoir some water is also diverted to Dolgarrog Power station (along with water from Llyn Cowlyd via large black pipes.

Coordinates: 53°11′28″N 3°50′57″W / 53.19111°N 3.84917°W / 53.19111; -3.84917