The Ewes Water is a significant left bank tributary of the Esk which enters the latter at Langholm.

It syne turns sharp east, syne sootheast passin Castle O'er on its wey tae meet wi the White Esk tae form the River Esk. It rises as the Logan Watter an Bigholms Burn meet 3 mile soothwast o Langham. It is followed by the B709 road for much of its course. The Tarras Watter is a left bank tributary o the Esk that jynes it 2.5 mile sooth o Langham. See main articles on each of these and some of their tributaries. The Liddel Water is a major tributary which enters on the left bank between Canonbie and Longtown. It flows north-east past Penicuik and Auchendinny, where it is joined by the Glencorse Burn, flowing in a south-easterly direction from the Glencorse Reservoir. Before passing Longtown the river enters England and merges with the River Lyne and enters the Solway Firth near the mouth of the River Eden. The valley of the Ewes Water is followed by the A7 road from Carlisle to Edinburgh and by an electricity transmission line. It is joined by the Gore Water and then the Dalhousie Burn, just to the west of Newtongrange, before passing Newbattle Abbey and proceeding through Dalkeith. The Meggat Water (not to be confused with Megget Water) is a left bank tributary of the Esk which rises at the southern margin of Craik Forest and flows south, being joined by the Stennies Water before its confluence with the Esk. [1] The reservoir was built by the Edinburgh Water Company in the 1820s, to supply compensation water to millowners on the Esk when they started to take water from the Glencorse Burn for drinking water supplies. From here the River Esk continues north for about 4.3 miles (6.9 km), entering the East Lothian region, skirting Inveresk and flowing into the Firth of Forth at Fisherrow (Musselburgh). The heidwatters o the Black Esk feed intil the Black Esk Pownd, fae the fuit o whase dam, the Black Esk flowes sooth tae Sandyfuird whaur it is crossed bi the B723 road. The Scotland Act 1998 (Border Rivers) Order 1999 provides that functions relating to the management of salmon, trout, eels and freshwater fish in respect of the whole of the River Esk remain This water resource is of immense value to a variety of users from the local community, to businesses, and tourism providers. The River South Esk catchment is the area of land drained by the river and its burns, including its lochs, groundwaters, wetlands, and the unique estuary of Montrose Basin. It flows south east through Eskdale past Langholm before merging with Liddel Water (which defines the border between Scotland and England. The River Sark and the Kirtle Water enter the tidal estuary of the Esk to the east and west of Gretna respectively. Afore passin Langtoon the river enters England an mells wi the River Lyne an enters the Solway Firth near the mooth o the River Eden. It then turns sharply east then southeast passing Castle O'er on its way to meet with the White Esk to form the River Esk. Its heidwatters, the Eweslees, Mosspaul, an Carewuidrig Burns mell an flowe soothwart as the Ewes Watter for several miles, being jynt bi a rowth o forder burns, the maist signeeficant o whit is the Meikledale Burn. This page wis last eeditit on 6 Mey 2020, at 02:02. Coordinates: 54°58′54″N 3°00′10″W / 54.98175°N 3.00287°W / 54.98175; -3.00287, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Kagyu Samyé Ling Monastery and Tibetan Centre, Photo of the Esk entering Solway Firth - Getty Images, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=River_Esk,_Dumfries_and_Galloway&oldid=973326934, Articles lacking sources from December 2009, Articles containing Scottish Gaelic-language text, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 August 2020, at 16:32. The River Lyne enters on the left bank at Lynefoot just above the normal tidal limit of the estuarial section of the Esk. Its headwaters, the Eweslees, Mosspaul and Carewoodrig Burns merge and flow southwards as the Ewes Water for several miles, being joined by numerous further burns, the most significant of which is the Meikledale Burn. It also flows for a small way through the English county of Cumbria before entering the Solway. River Esk is situated north of Inveresk. The River Sark an the Kirtle Watter enter the tidal estuary o the Esk til east an wast respective o Gretna. The North Esk enters the North Sea between Aberdeen and Dundee.

The River Esk (Brythonic: Isca (water), Scottish Gaelic: Easg (water)), also called the Lothian Esk, is a river that flows through Midlothian and East Lothian, Scotland. Wauchope Water is a right bank tributary of the Esk which joins immediately downstream from the Ewes Water confluence.