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TITLE
Loch Quoich dam
EXTERNAL ID
HC_PLANNING_02_038_1118
PLACENAME
Loch Quoich
DISTRICT
Lochaber
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmonivaig
PERIOD
1970s
CREATOR
T. Kenneth MacKenzie
SOURCE
The Highland Council Planning Department
ASSET ID
14450
KEYWORDS
dams
electricity
power
hydroelectric
water
Loch Quoich dam

Loch Quoich Dam stands at the eastern end of Loch Quoich. The dam is the largest rockfill dam in Scotland and is 320m long and 38m high. When the dam was completed in 1962 the level of the loch was raised by over 30m and a number of houses were lost under the water. Loch Quoich is the main storage reservoir for the Garry Hydro Scheme.

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Loch Quoich dam

INVERNESS: Kilmonivaig

1970s

dams; electricity; power; hydroelectric; water

The Highland Council Planning Department

The Highland Council Planning Dept

Loch Quoich Dam stands at the eastern end of Loch Quoich. The dam is the largest rockfill dam in Scotland and is 320m long and 38m high. When the dam was completed in 1962 the level of the loch was raised by over 30m and a number of houses were lost under the water. Loch Quoich is the main storage reservoir for the Garry Hydro Scheme.