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Kielder Water

What are the dimensions of the reservoir?

12km long and up to 52m deep - biggest man made reservoir in Europe

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Kielder Water

How much did it cost?

£167 million

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Kielder Water

What are the positive impacts of the reservoir?

* Forest Park harvested for timber - employs 200 people * Generates HEP * Help with water demand * Major tourist attraction, creating jobs - benefited economy * Clean water released to flush out any pollution * North east has most reliable supply in England

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Kielder Water

What are the negatives of Kielder?

* A few families were moved and relocated * 1.5 million trees cut down

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Kielder Water

12km long and up to 52m deep - biggest man made reservoir in Europe

What are the dimensions of the reservoir?

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Kielder Water

£167 million

How much did it cost?

7
Kielder Water

* Forest Park harvested for timber - employs 200 people * Generates HEP * Help with water demand * Major tourist attraction, creating jobs - benefited economy * Clean water released to flush out any pollution * North east has most reliable supply in England

What are the positive impacts of the reservoir?

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Kielder Water

* A few families were moved and relocated * 1.5 million trees cut down

What are the negatives of Kielder?