Busby's Bore

Reservoir
1830 -

A convict-built 3.6-kilometre tunnel that brought water to Sydney from 1830.

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Busby's Bore

CC BY-SA 2.0
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2008

Part of the new water system designed by John Busby in the 1820s, Busby's Bore was a major piece of engineering infrastructure for the city, and supplied a population of 20,000 with 1.5 million litres of water per day.