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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 7th July, 2009)

Woodshaw Reservoir, Aspull

Woodshaw Reservoir, Aspull
Fished by Warrington Anglers Association, the 'Woochie' can be seen in the background.

Photo: Harry Cunliffe  (Nikon Coolpix 7900)
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Comment by: maureen on 7th July 2009 at 12:33

It looks very peaceful there Harry,we've been round Yarrow Park this a.m and it's very similar,lovely photo.

Comment by: alan on 7th July 2009 at 19:52

What is the "Woochie" ?

Comment by: Harry C. on 8th July 2009 at 09:05

Alan, the Woochie is spoil heap or slag heap, from pit waste, treated to grow trees.
The steps are a fairly recent addition, can't remember exactly when. cheers H.

Comment by: phil s on 13th July 2009 at 15:09

Hi Harry, Where does this reservoir supply water to, You seem to be a fountain of knowledge, Thanks.

Comment by: Harry C. on 14th July 2009 at 20:20

Phil s, as far as I know it doesn't supply water to anywhere, it's used only for fishing, there is an over flow that runs into the offshoot of the canal at Top Lock. Cheers H.

Comment by: phil s on 15th July 2009 at 14:48

Resovoir, thanks Harry for info.

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