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Chasewater reservoir reopens

The Chasewater reservoir has been reopened for the first time in three years following a £5.5million dam repair project.

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Chasewater reservoir reopens after dam repair project

The Chasewater reservoir has been re-opened for the first time in three years following a £5.5million dam repair project.

Chasewater reservoir when it had been emptied Credit: Staffordshire County Council

In 2010 the reservoir was drained due to safety reasons, with possible leaks and flooding threatening houses in the local area.

The reservoir during the period when it was almost drained

Staffordshire County Council spent £3 million more than the estimated £2.5 million for the repairs.

17-year-old wakeboarder Charlotte Millward from Stafford on the reservoir today

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