Torre Water Catchment

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Torre Water Catchment
Torre Water Catchment is located in Guam
Torre Water Catchment
Location Hatsuho Golf Course, Yigo (Piga), Guam
Coordinates 13°34′55″N 144°51′57″E / 13.58194°N 144.86583°E / 13.58194; 144.86583Coordinates: 13°34′55″N 144°51′57″E / 13.58194°N 144.86583°E / 13.58194; 144.86583
Area less than one acre
Built 1916
Built by Torre, Juan dela
MPS Water Catchments MPS
NRHP reference # 94001311[1]
Added to NRHP November 14, 1994

The Torre Water Catchment, also known as the Hatsuho Water Catchment, is located on what is now Hatsuho Golf Course in Yigo (Piga), Guam. It is a historic site that was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1] The catchment has an octagonal-shaped exterior made of concrete around limestone gravel and cobbles and has a plastered cylindrical interior. It is 5.19 metres (17.0 ft) in diameter and its walls vary from .27 to .46 meters thick. It was built in approximately 1916 by a farmer, Juan dela Torre, to provide water when needed, in a northern area of Guam that is far from regular water supplies.[2]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Maria Annie Flores and Alejandro T.B. Lizama (1994 or before). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Torre Water Catchment" (PDF). National Park Service.  Check date values in: |date= (help) and accompanying three photos from 1992