Prospect Reservoir

Built between 1888 and 1893, (the valve house was finished in 1887) it is part of Sydney’s water supply. I went down there to learn to use my new camera and these are some of the photos. There are more photos at this link.

Prospect Reservoir
Prospect Reservoir

Sydney Water supply 1888-1893
The history, click on it see the large size to read the writing.

Machinery in the valve house Valve House
The valve house.

Prospect Reservoir
The outlet.

Reproduction Shared Cycleway
Some local details, there is a cycle way that for some totally bizarre reason is only open during daylight hours and a few wasps.

Disused Water Supply Channel
This channel brings the water to the dam from the dams on the Nepean River.

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