Lost Lake District Village Reappears

Lost Lake District Village Reappears

Haweswater water level extremely low

26th September 2021

The village of Mardale Green was flooded to make way for Haweswater in the 1930s. This was built to supply water to Manchester and in periods of dry weather, the village of Mardale becomes visible again.

During the heatwave of 2018, the village reappeared, but now, water levels have fallen lower than that and are continuing to drop.

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