Wattle Grove Lake

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Wattle Grove Lake
Location Wattle Grove, Sydney, Australia
Coordinates 33°56′57″S 150°56′26″E / 33.9492°S 150.9405°E / -33.9492; 150.9405Coordinates: 33°56′57″S 150°56′26″E / 33.9492°S 150.9405°E / -33.9492; 150.9405
Type Reservoir
Catchment area Georges River
Managing agency Delfin & Liverpool City Council
Built 1990 (1990)
Islands 1

Wattle Grove Lake is an artificial lake in suburb of Wattle Grove, Sydney, Australia.[1] It was constructed by Delfin in 1990 along with the surrounding Wattle Grove residential development.

Wattle Grove Lake lies within the Georges River catchment and the Liverpool District subcatchment.

Parkland[edit]

The lake is completely surrounded by Lakeside Park. The parkland includes two play areas and several fitness areas. There is a 15-minute walking trail that circles the lake.

Wildlife[edit]

Wattle Grove Lake includes a wildlife reserve, providing home for a variety of water birds. There is an wildlife island (innaccessable to humans) that houses ducks, swans and many other types of birds

A variety of fish live in the lake, including eels, etc.

Fishing, boating, and several other activities are strictly prohibited in the lake to protect wildlife.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Creeks, rivers and wetlands: Wattle Grove Lake". liverpool.nsw.gov.au. Retrieved 27 July 2013.