Furnace Pond (Pembroke, Massachusetts)


Furnace Pond (Pembroke, Massachusetts)

Infobox lake
lake_name = Furnace Pond
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location = Pembroke, Massachusetts
coords = coord|42|03|20|N|70|49|40|W|type:waterbody_region:US_source:gnis|display=inline,title
type =
inflow = inlet from Oldham Pond
outflow = Tubbs Meadow Brook
catchment =
basin_countries = United States
length =
width =
area = convert|107|acre|ha|abbr=on
depth =
max-depth = convert|9|ft|m|abbr=on
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Furnace Pond is a 107-acre pond in Pembroke, Massachusetts. The pond is located southeast of Oldham Pond which is connected to Furnace Pond by an inlet, and east of Great Sandy Bottom Pond.The maximum depth is nine feet. The pond is a Class A Public Water Source for the Brockton Water Commission. Water from this pond is diverted into Silver Lake through Tubbs Meadow Brook, the pond's outflow, whenever there is a water shortage. The Furnace Pond Neighborhood Association maintains a semi-public beach along the pond.

External links

* [http://www.mass.gov/dep/water/resources/94wqar3.pdf South Shore Coastal Watersheds - Lake Assessments]
* [http://iaspub.epa.gov/tmdl/enviro_v2.wcontrol?p_id305b=MA94043 Environmental Protection Agency]
* [http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/habitat/maps/ponds/pdf/dfwfurn.pdf MassWildlife – Pond Maps]


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