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Drains

At the Lower Huia Dam

At the Lower Huia Dam

These drains are part of the Lower Huia Dam, one of two earth dams in the Waitakere Ranges (providing water for the city of Auckland). The construction of this dam was completed in 1971. Of the five reservoirs in the Waitakeres, this one has the largest capacity.

(The other earth dam is the Lower Nihotupu dam, and the remaining three dams in the Waitakeres are concrete dams.)

1 Comment

  1. William Kendall

    March 28, 2015 at 8:32 am

    The result on the slope is eye pleasing.

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