High Maynard Reservoir facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsHigh Maynard Reservoir
|Location||London Borough of Waltham Forest|
|Basin countries||United Kingdom|
|Max. depth||5.8 m (19 ft)|
|Water volume||0.68 Gl (0.15×109 imp gal; 550 acre⋅ft)|
The reservoir was built in the mid-19th century by the East London Waterworks Company on former marshland and is now owned and managed by Thames Water.
The water is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). In winter, cormorants roost on the island with their numbers reaching nationally important levels. The fringes of the reservoir contain many plant species that are uncommon to Greater London.
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