Stanford Reservoir

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Stanford Reservoir
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Stanford Reservoir
Location England
Coordinates 52°25′15″N 1°6′55″W / 52.42083°N 1.11528°W / 52.42083; -1.11528Coordinates: 52°25′15″N 1°6′55″W / 52.42083°N 1.11528°W / 52.42083; -1.11528
Lake type reservoir
Primary inflows River Avon
Primary outflows River Avon
Basin countries United Kingdom

Stanford Reservoir is a drinking water reservoir on the River Avon, England. It lies on the county boundary between Leicestershire and Northamptonshire near the village of Stanford-on-Avon.

The reservoir was built in 1928 by Rugby Urban District Council and is now owned by the company Severn Trent Water.

The site is considered important for bird species including tufted duck, wigeon, pochard and shoveller and five species of bats. The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Peterborough have a management agreement to look after wildlife aspects.

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