Talybont Reservoir

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Talybont Reservoir
Talybont Reservoir (2192133033).jpg
LocationBrecon Beacons, Wales
Coordinates51°51′40″N 3°18′30″W / 51.86111°N 3.30833°W / 51.86111; -3.30833Coordinates: 51°51′40″N 3°18′30″W / 51.86111°N 3.30833°W / 51.86111; -3.30833
Basin countriesUnited Kingdom
Surface area318 acres (129 ha)
A view from Talybont Reservoir
A view from Talybont Reservoir

Talybont Reservoir is the largest stillwater reservoir in the central Brecon Beacons at 318 acres (1.29 km2). Talybont-on-Usk is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) downstream of the dam.

Construction of the current dam started in 1931, and in 1939 the reservoir started supplying Newport with treated water.


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