photo looking down-valley from the upper Talla valley


The Talla Water drains the western slopes of Broad Law, the highest peak in Scotland’s Southern Uplands.  Having been harnessed for Edinburgh’s public water supply since 1905, it is easy to understand this is one of the wettest river catchments in southern Scotland.

photo in medium flow
Talla Water flow gauging station

The University of Dundee is involved in monitoring at Talla for a range of interlinked research purposes:

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