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Silent Valley Water Reservoir

The Silent Valley Reservoir is a reservoir located in the Mourne Mountains near Kilkeel, County Down in Northern Ireland. It supplies most of the water for County Down, surrounding counties and most of Belfast. It is owned and maintained by the DRD Water Service. The reservoir was built in the 1920s by a workforce of over one thousand men, nine of whom died.


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Taken on May 15, 2007