From The Neolithic To The Sea: A Journey From The Past To The Present
Reservoir
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Ogston Reservoir

Upper Derwent Valley


A Reservoir is a natural or artificial lake used to store water for later use such as drinking water or irrigation.

Reservoirs can be created in river valleys by damming the river flow, creating a body of water behind the dam or be man-made structures, built out of brick, concrete or steel.