Banbury Reservoir

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Banbury Reservoir
Location London Borough of Waltham Forest
Coordinates 51°36′17″N 0°02′06″W / 51.6047°N 0.0350°W / 51.6047; -0.0350Coordinates: 51°36′17″N 0°02′06″W / 51.6047°N 0.0350°W / 51.6047; -0.0350
Type reservoir
Basin countries United Kingdom
Surface area 46 hectares (0.18 sq mi)
Max. depth 8.5 metres (28 ft)
Water volume 2.95 Gl (0.65×10^9 imp gal)

Banbury Reservoir is located in the London Borough of Waltham Forest at Walthamstow. It is one of the storage reservoirs [1] in the Lee Valley Reservoir Chain. The reservoir is owned by Thames Water.

History[edit]

The reservoir, which was completed in 1903, was originally owned by the East London Waterworks Company, before being taken over by the newly formed Metropolitan Water Board in 1904.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Page 3 Lee Valley Reservoir information PDF (183 KiB) Retrieved November 12, 2007
  2. ^ East London Waterworks-Water supply Retrieved November 12, 2007.