Backwater Reservoir

Backwater Reservoir, Kirriemuir


Opened in 1969 by HRH Queen Elizabeth II, Backwater Reservoir links with Lintrathen Reservoir, 2½ miles (4 km) to the south, and supplies water to almost 300,000 people in Dundee, the towns of Angus as well as Coupar Angus, Blairgowrie and the Carse of Gowrie.

The 800-m (2625-foot) long dam wall retains a man-made loch 2 miles (3 km) in length, containing approximately 25 million cubic metres (883 million cubic feet) of water.

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Backwater Resevoir