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Hillsborough Reservoir

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Location  Tobago
Basin countries  Trinidad and Tobago
Type  reservoir
Surface elevation  36 m
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Water volume  1 million cubic metres (810 acre¬∑ft)

The Hillsborough Reservoir is the major source of drinking water for the island of Tobago. Located 36.5 metres (100 ft) above sea level, the reservoir is managed by Water and Sewerage Authority of Trinidad and Tobago. It has a capacity of about 1 million m3 (225 million gallons).

Map of Hillsborough Reservoir, Trinidad and Tobago

Construction began in 1944 and the facility was commissioned in 1952 by Governor Sir Hubert Rance.

References

Hillsborough Reservoir Wikipedia


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