Vartry Reservoir (Taiscumar Fheartraí)

There are a number of beautiful trails around the reservoir with thriving wildlife, flora, fauna and mountain views. Combined, there are nearly 20km of trails for all to enjoy!

Vartry Reservoir (Taiscumar Fheartraí)

The reservoir is owned by Irish Water and operations are carried out by Dublin City Council.

The original (lower) reservoir was completed in 1863 and has a capacity of 11.3 billion litres and a maximum depth of 18.3 metres. A second embankment, 3.5 km upstream, was completed in 1923 to form the upper reservoir. This has a capacity of 5.6 billion litres and a maximum depth of 13.4 metres.

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