Scenes from the Waterworks Museum

Former pumping station becomes a museum for the history of running water from Chestnut Hill.

n 1887, the High Service Pumping Station was completed bringing water from the Chestnut Hill Reservoir to Brookline, Watertown, Belmont, Jamaica Plain, Roxbury and Quincy. Today, the Chestnut Hill reservoir is a backup water source for the city and the pumping station is now the Waterworks Museum. The Museum is slated for its  this Sunday, March 27. 


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