Lockwood Reservoir

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Lockwood Reservoir
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Lockwood Reservoir is located in London Borough of Waltham Forest
Lockwood Reservoir
Lockwood Reservoir
LocationLondon Borough of Waltham Forest
Coordinates51°35′42″N 0°02′52″W / 51.5950°N 0.0479°W / 51.5950; -0.0479Coordinates: 51°35′42″N 0°02′52″W / 51.5950°N 0.0479°W / 51.5950; -0.0479
Typereservoir
Basin countriesUnited Kingdom
Surface area26.6 ha (66 acres)
Max. depth10.4 m (34 ft)
Water volume2.5 Gl (0.55×10^9 imp gal)

Lockwood Reservoir is located in Walthamstow in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. It is one of the ten Walthamstow Reservoirs,[1][2] which are part of the Lee Valley Reservoir Chain. The reservoirs supply drinking water to London and are owned by Thames Water.[3]

Ecology[edit]

The reservoir is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).[4]

History[edit]

The reservoir was completed in 1903 and constructed by the East London Waterworks Company, which was then taken over by the Metropolitan Water Board in 1904.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, Reservoirs". Archived from the original on 9 March 2010. Retrieved 6 September 2011.
  2. ^ Natural England, Nature on the Map (Search on Walthamstow Reservoirs)
  3. ^ Reservoir information page 3 Archived 24 January 2011 at the Wayback Machine retrieved 16 November 2007
  4. ^ English Nature Retrieved 7 December 2007
  5. ^ Lockwood Reservoir Archived 25 June 2007 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 16 November 2007