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  • Tags: Delaware Aquaduct

Aerial photograph shows a portion of New York City's largest reservoir, located in Delaware County. It drains 455 square miles from the West Branch of the Delaware River, and feeds into the Delaware Aqueduct.

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Two diagrams show the supply lines ending in New York City's Tunnel No. 1 and No. 2. The Catskill Aqueduct begins at the Schoharie Reservoir; the Deleware Aqueduct (at the time) begins at the Neversink Reservoir. The approximately 160-mile length of…

City Tunnel No 2.jpg
Photograph shows workers constructing New York City's second major water tunnel, which originates at the Hillview Reservoir in Yonkers, passes under the East River to Astoria, Queens, then continues south through Brookyn--a distance of 20 miles.…
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