Quabbin Reservoir

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Quab·​bin Reservoir | \ ˈkwä-bin How to pronounce Quabbin Reservoir (audio) \

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reservoir in west central Massachusetts put into use in 1939 and providing water to metropolitan Boston area 39 square miles (101 square kilometers)

Note: Quabbin Reservoir was created by the damming of a small river. In the process, 2500 people were displaced and four towns were permanently flooded.

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