Wessenden Head Reservoir
- location: Wessenden Valley, above Marsden
- status: still exists
- category: reservoir
Construction started in March 1877 and was completed in August 1881 at a cost of around £57,500.
The reservoir is fed by Pudding Real Clough, Rushy Sike Clough, Wicken Grain, and Loadley Clough.
In January 1969, the reservoir was temporarily taken out of commission after being polluted by agricultural chemicals.
Notes and References
- "End of the Sixties" in Huddersfield Examiner (27/Dec/1969).