Category: Waban Hill Reservoir

  • Waban Hill Reservior meeting Sept. 22

    Public Meeting #3 for the Waban Hill Reservoir Master Plan project is confirmed for Thursday September 22, 7-9 pm at the Durant-Kenrick House, 286 Waverley Avenue, Newton Corner.

  • Newton Conservators spring events in Chestnut Hill

    Saturday, April 9, 10:00 am Walk Around the Waban Hill Reservoir Reservoir Drive and Woodlawn Drive intersection Come take a short walk around the Waban Hill Reservoir site, the City’s newest open space, purchased this past spring using Community Preservation Act funds. Once a backup reservoir to the state’s water supply system, the Massachusetts Water…

  • The Waban Hill Reservoir Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, November 21st

    You are invited to…. The Waban Hill Reservoir Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Mayor Warren Saturday, November 21st at 11:00 AM

  • Waban Hill Reservoir News

    The CHA is happy to report that the request to purchase the Waban Hill Reservoir has passed the Community Preservation Committee, the Program and Services Committee and the Finance Committee. The last and final hurdle is before the Board of Alderman. If you are interested in preserving this open space for Chestnut Hill and all…

  • Waban Hill Reservoir News

    A Public Hearing will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, December 11, 2014 in City Hall Room 209 to discuss the use of Newton Community Preservation funds for the purchase and improvements to the Waban Hill Reservoir for $ 1,073,446.  The Waban Hill Reservoir is a 5 acre site at the top of Heartbreak Hill, directly…

  • Update on Waban Hill Reservoir Project

    At their recent hearing on May 19, the Newton Parks and Recreation Commission endorsed the Waban Hill Reservoir project.  This P&R Commission support is necessary for the proposal to move forward to a public hearing and then to a vote of the Board of Alderman.  It was a standing room crowd at the hearing. What’s…

  • Waban Hill Reservoir presentation on May 19th

    On Monday, May 19th at 7 pm, the Waban Hill Reservoir Advisory Committee will present the WHR Acquisition proposal to the Newton Parks & Recreation Commission in Room 209 of City Hall. See meeting agenda below.   Parks and Rec Agenda 05-19-14

  • A Message from the President of the CHA : Waban Hill Reservior

    Dear Neighbors & Friends: I want to bring to your attention something that may greatly enhance our open space needs in Chestnut Hill. The Waban Hill Reservoir (WHR) is a 5 acre site adjacent to Commonwealth Ave at the top of Heartbreak Hill along Manet Road or Woodlawn Drive.  This parcel of land was recently…

  • Proposed plans for Waban Hill Reservior

    Want to know more about the proposed uses of the Waban Hill Reservior? Check the City of Newton Community Preservation Plan page here.  View a presentation by the Waban Hill Reservior Advisory Group here. 

  • More information on the Waban Hill Reservoir

    As the February 11 meeting of the Waban Hill Reservoir Advisory Group approaches, anyone interested in learning more about the site can visit the City of Newton website to view the planning documents for the property as well as meeting history. Tentative plans for the site might include leveling the higher edges to fill the interior…