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DERWENT RESERVOIR


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Derwent Reservoir is the middle of three reservoirs in the Upper Derwent Valley in the north east of Derbyshire, England. The River Derwent flows first through Howden Reservoir, then Derwent Reservoir and finally through Ladybower Reservoir. Between them they provide practically all of Derbyshire’s water, as well as to a large part of South Yorkshire’s and as far afield as Nottingham and Leicester.

  • February 26, 2010 - 6:55 am

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    allan - I do have a few more of the reservoir that I am working on. Derwent reservoir was used by the RAF’s Dambusters to practise their low level flying techniques during 1943, in preparation for delivering Barnes Wallis’ famous ‘bouncing bombs’ to German dams.

  • February 26, 2010 - 2:14 am

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    Carol Hall - Did you take pictures of the reservoir’s? It looks like beautiful country.

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