Tittesworth Water is set in the stunning
Peak District National Park, a visit here will make your Staffordshire
day out a memorable one.
When was it built?
The reservoir was first constructed as early as 1858.The visitor centre was
built in 1998.
What's the reservoir's role in the water supply network?
The water from Tittesworth supplies homes and businesses in parts of the
Staffordshire Moorlands, Stoke-on-Trent and Leek.It pumps on average 28
million litres of water a day and has the capacity to provide up to
45 million litres a day.
Where does the water come from?
Waterflows into Tittesworth from the Upper River Churnet. Most of the water
comes from winter floods and the reservoir acts as a huge storage tank,
taking water in and out when needed.