ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Gwent reservoir opened

South Wales Argus: OPENING: Llandegfedd reservoir OPENING: Llandegfedd reservoir

A £3.5million reservoir scheme serving South East Wales was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Cardiff 50 years ago today.

The reservoir at Llandegveth (which is how the Argus then spelled the name of the scheme) would serve Gwent and Cardiff.

Cardiff City Council, Newport and South Monmouthshire Water Board, Pontypool and District Water Company, and Abertillery and Distrist Water Board had been associates in the scheme.

South Wales Argus:

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7:12pm Mon 12 May 14

welshmen says...

Now it's closed for repairs. no sailing club, what a mess up for the sailing Club and members.....
Now it's closed for repairs. no sailing club, what a mess up for the sailing Club and members..... welshmen
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10:49pm Mon 12 May 14

Midwalian says...

Is it possible to scan the front page above as a pdf so that the article can be read on screen?

Thanks
Is it possible to scan the front page above as a pdf so that the article can be read on screen? Thanks Midwalian
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