Whiting Street Reservoir

The Whiting Street Reservoir, constructed in 1888 and located in the City of Holyoke, Massachusetts, is owned and operated by the Holyoke Water Works.  The Reservoir has an impound capacity of 479 million gallons and a safe yield of 1.5 million gallons of water per day.  The Reservoir drainage area is 897 acres, of which 367 acres is owned by the Holyoke Water Works.  The Whiting Street Reservoir dam is a stone masonry and earthen embankment dam with a height of 19 feet and an approximate length of 1,900 feet.  The dam is classified by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) as a Large size structure and a High (Class I) hazard dam. 

 

Whiting Reservoir Holyoke ma aerial view can see golf course

Whiting Street Reservoir


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