Jersey Water owns and manages a number of key sites across Jersey. The main two sites that can be enjoyed by the general public are the reservoirs in Queens Valley, and Val de la Mare.
Whether you fancy a gentle stroll around one of our picturesque reservoirs or a more adventurous jog or maybe just want to fish and enjoy the various wildlife that make the reservoirs their home, both sites offer free access all year round to the general public. Further information about each site and activities can be found on each section below.
Queen’s Valley Reservoir is the newest reservoir in Jersey and was completed in November 1991. The reservoir is the Company’s largest, and holds a maximum of 1,193 megalitres of untreated water (enough to supply Jersey with water for approximately 48 days). Read more
Val de la Mare Reservoir was constructed in 1962 and is the second largest reservoir in Jersey.The reservoir holds up to 938.7 megalitres of untreated water. Water feeds into the reservoir from its catchment area of 350 hectares (865 acres). Read more
The reservoir’s surrounding woodlands, hedgerows, fields and scrub margins provide ideal habitat for a wide selection of birds at all times of the year. Read more…