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British Industrial History

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Rivington Waterworks

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Waterworks built to supply Liverpool

By 1881 water was collected from about 10,000 acres of moorland, and stored in eight reservoirs containing 4268 million gallons[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1881/07/22