Alcove Reservoir

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Alcove Reservoir
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Alcove Reservoir from NY 32
LocationCoeymans, Albany County, New York
Coordinates42°28′04″N 073°55′53″W / 42.46778°N 73.93139°W / 42.46778; -73.93139Coordinates: 42°28′04″N 073°55′53″W / 42.46778°N 73.93139°W / 42.46778; -73.93139
Typereservoir
Primary inflowsHannacroix Creek
Primary outflowsHannacroix Creek
Catchment area6,300 acres (2,500 ha)
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area1,426 acres (577.1 ha)
Average depth25 ft (7.6 m)
Max. depth75 ft (23 m)
Surface elevation618 ft (188 m)

Alcove Reservoir is a reservoir located in Albany County, New York, United States. It serves as water supply for the city of Albany. At 618 ft (188 m) in elevation,[1] the closest hamlet is Alcove, part of the town of Coeymans. New York State Route 32 passes the reservoir on the west. It was built 1928–1932, inundating the village of Indian Fields.

The Alcove Reservoir is fed by the Hannacroix Creek, Silver Creek and Gulf Creek.

References[edit]

  • Albany Water Systems
  • City of Albany - Annual Drinking Water Quality Report 2006
  • History of Coeymans Archived 5 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  • "Town of Coeymans Comprehensive Plan - Draft" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 April 2008.  (545 KB) 2006-05-24, p. 69

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