Talybont Reservoir

Talybont Reservoir is the largest stillwater reservoir in the central Brecon Beacons at 318 acres (1.29 km2). Talybont-on-Usk is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) downstream of the dam.

Talybont Reservoir
LocationBrecon Beacons, Wales
Coordinates51°51′40″N 3°18′30″W
Basin countriesUnited Kingdom
Surface area318 acres (129 ha)

Construction of the current dam started in 1931, and in 1939 the reservoir started supplying Newport with treated water.


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