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General Information

Completion: 1905
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Gravity dam
Function / usage: Fresh water dam
Material: Masonry dam

Location

Location: , , ,
Coordinates: 42° 24' 12.89" N    71° 41' 16.26" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

height max. 62.5 m
length 288 m

Materials

dam structure masonry

Notes

When it was completed in 1905, the Wachusett Reservoir was the largest public water supply reservoir in the world. It was then also the largest gravity dam worldwide.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001117
  • Published on:
    20/10/2000
  • Last updated on:
    14/06/2018