Tittesworth reservoir

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Tittesworth Reservoir
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Tittesworth Reservoir
Location Staffordshire
Coordinates 53°08′02″N2°00′47″W / 53.134°N 2.013°W / 53.134; -2.013 Coordinates: 53°08′02″N2°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
Max. length1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
Max. width0.6 kilometres (0.37 mi)
Surface area 760,000 square metres (190 acres)
Water volume 6,440,000m³ (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. The Peak District Boundary Walk runs past the reservoir. [2]

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  1. A P Baggs, M F Cleverdon, D A Johnston and N J Tringham, 'Leek: Tittesworth', in A History of the County of Stafford: Volume 7, Leek and the Moorlands, ed. C R J Currie and M W Greenslade (London, 1996), pp. 232-239 British History Online, accessed 18 December 2015.
  2. McCloy, Andrew (2017). Peak District Boundary Walk: 190 Miles Around the Edge of the National Park. Friends of the Peak District. ISBN   978-1909461536.