Tittesworth reservoir

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Tittesworth Reservoir
Tittewsorth Reservoir from The Roaches.jpg
Location Staffordshire
Coordinates 53°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 type reservoir
Primary inflows River Churnet
Primary outflows River Churnet
Managing agency Severn Trent Water
Built 1963
Max. length 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Max. width 0.6 kilometres (0.37 mi)
Surface area 760,000 square metres (190 acres)
Water volume 6,440,000m³ (1.4 billion gallons)
Shore length1 6.6 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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