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West Water Reservoir

A reservoir in the section of the Pentland Hills which is located within the Scottish Borders, the West Water Reservoir opened in 1969 and is situated 2 miles (3 km) west of West Linton and 4 miles (6 km) north northeast of Dolphinton. Lying on the course of the West Water and extending to an area of 36.8 ha (90 acres), the reservoir is retained by an earth embankment dam and receives several small streams. It is operated by Scottish Water.


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