Wachusett Reservoir

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Wachusett Reservoir

(wôcho͞o`sĭt), on the South Branch of the Nashua River, central Mass., NE of Worcester; built 1897–1905. Impounded by Wachusett Dam (completed 1906), it receives some of its water from Quabbin Reservoir and supplies the Boston area.
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There are 104 great ponds in Worcester County, including Muddy Pond, Wachusett Lake, Wyman Pond and Meetinghouse Pond, all in Westminster.
Hycrest Pond, Bickford Pond, Haynes Reservoir and Wachusett Lake were other Central Mass.
The sport was the perfect hybrid for Christian, who grew up sailing in the summer at his boyhood home on Wachusett Lake in the shadow of Mount Wachusett, where he skied in winter.
An alternate site - on a 50-acre parcel near Wymans Pond across the street from Wachusett Lake on Route 140 - was rejected because the land was protected by a water supply.
WESTMINSTER - A new proposal to erect a cell tower near Wymans Pond on a 50-acre parcel across the street from Wachusett Lake on Route 140 may make residents across the lake on Bolton Road happy, but could stir things up with residents in the new neighborhood.
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A former swimming pool installer, Hayward now wouldn't do anything but set up snowmaking machines and maintain his massive, finicky, 700-horsepower compressors that pump water through a mile-long pipeline from Wachusett Lake, which serves as the city of Fitchburg's main water source.