Tittesworth reservoir

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Tittesworth Reservoir
Tittewsorth Reservoir from The Roaches.jpg
Coordinates53°08′02″N 2°00′47″W / 53.134°N 2.013°W / 53.134; -2.013Coordinates: 53°08′02″N 2°00′47″W / 53.134°N 2.013°W / 53.134; -2.013
Lake typereservoir
Primary inflowsRiver Churnet
Primary outflowsRiver Churnet
Managing agencySevern Trent Water
Max. length1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Max. width0.6 kilometres (0.37 mi)
Surface area760,000 square metres (190 acres)
Water volume6,440,000m³ (1.4 billion gallons)
Shore length16.6 kilometres (4.1 mi)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Tittesworth Reservoir is a water storage reservoir near Leek, Staffordshire, England, fed by the River Churnet. The reservoir and associated water treatment works are owned and operated by Severn Trent Water. The reservoir was built in 1858 and extended in 1963.[1] Tittesworth is the second largest reservoir by volume in the county of Staffordshire.


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