Tuesday 7 April 2015

Rutland Water

Operated by Anglian Water this large reservoir in the County of Rutland is situated to the East of the town of Oakham. Originally named Empingham Reservoir, it was opened in 1976 and serves as a reserve supply of water for part of the most populated and driest areas of the UK. 

This is one of the largest man made lakes in Europe. Surrounded by over 3,000 acres of wetlands and countryside this is popular with bird watchers and walkers. 

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