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Stocks Reservoir

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Stocks Reservoir Dam, Valve Tower & Board House 2003

 Stocks Reservoir Dam, Valve Tower & Board House 2003

Stocks Reservoir covers an area of approximately 340 acres and is 6.2 miles around at top water level.  The reservoir holds approximately 3,000 million gallons and was built with a maximum depth of 103 ft. At the time of its opening in 1932, some 13,096,764 gallons of water per day were available for supply to the Fylde, whilst 6,548,382 gallons were available for compensation back into the River Hodder below the dam.

The area of the water gathering grounds feeding into Stocks Reservoir is approximately 9,260 acres.

 

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