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First built in 1862 and expanded in 1883, the Hill Street reservoir continues to function as as vital part of Hobart’s water supply. Join a tour of this fascinating industrial-style reservoir and pump station and discover where the city’s water comes from.

Address: 2A Faraday St, West Hobart (corner of Faraday and Hill Streets)

Open: Tours Saturday 9 November 2019

Highlights: Go behind the scenes at one the city’s water treatment plants

Tours: 10 am, 11 am, 12 noon and 1 pm

Building specs: Type: Reservoir and Pump Station. Year Built: 1862, 1883, 1980. Architect: Unknown

Access details: Stair access only, closed toe shoes necessary.

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