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Only accessible from the north east and south east sides, as it is in wild and unspoilt countryside. Prior to becoming a reservoir, it was a natural lake measuring two and a half miles long, approximately three eighths of a mile wide and the depth was around ninety six feet lower than it is now. Parliament passed a bill in 1929 authorising the Manchester Water Corporation the use of Haweswater as a reservoir for Manchester.
Haweswater reservoir is nestled in the mountains between Grasmere and Keswick, the reservoir is approximatley 245 meters above sea level when full, it has 1 island and is primarily fed by Mardale and Riggindale Becks
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