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  6. Sailing club to leave home reservoir after 83 years

    Patrick Byrne

    BBC News

    A sailing club based for 83 years at a Hertfordshire reservoir has been forced to leave because the water level has been lowered to protect a dam.

    Mudflats have reappeared making the launching of boats too dangerous, Aldenham Sailing Club, said.

    The club had been based at the reservoir near Elstree since 1937 and the one-metre reduction followed an inspection of the dam wall in January.

    Aldenham mudflats
    Image caption: The reservoir ceased providing drinking water in the 1970s

    On its website the club wrote: "It is with great sadness that Aldenham Sailing Club has to announce that it is terminating its lease with the owners of Aldenham reservoir and that it will no longer be sailing there.

    "It is another sad development in the current history of the reservoir.

    "No more will boats and sails be seen on what was once the jewel in the crown of Hertsmere which is left to an uncertain future with a diminished water level, increased mudflats, a rough-looking beach along the dam and now a fence which will affect the popular footpath round the lake."