Tour the Former Blue Hill Reservoir

Ward Four Quincy City Councilor Brian Palmucci in conjunction with the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority will host a tour of the MWRA’s water storage facility on Chickatawbut Road in the Blue Hill Reservation 10:00 a.m, Saturday, September 29.
The site now contains two 10 million-gallon underground water storage tanks that were constructed in 2010 in the east end of the former Blue Hills Reservoir.   The project included creation of a new fishing pond and hiking trails in the area, as part of the larger $38 million project.  In constructing the underground storage tanks, the MWRA did not replace or replicate almost 8 acres of wetland.  (Read more.)
City Councilor Palmucci has scheduled the public tour for 10:00 a.m, Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the facility on Chickatawbut Road. Members of the public are invited and encouraged to attend.
“I frequently receive questions from residents asking what the facility is and what purpose it serves. I thought this would be a great opportunity to make the public aware of the facility and how their MWRA water fees are being used to serve their interests,” says Councilor Palmucci.
Residents with questions about this or any other matter can contact Councilor Palmucci on his cell phone, (617) 834-3945 or by email at

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