Furnace Pond (Pembroke, Massachusetts) Article

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Furnace Pond
Location Pembroke, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°03′20″N 70°49′40″W / 42.05556°N 70.82778°W / 42.05556; -70.82778

42°03′20″N 70°49′40″W / 42.05556°N 70.82778°W / 42.05556; -70.82778
Primary inflowsinlet from Oldham Pond
Primary outflowsTubbs Meadow Brook
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area107 acres (43 ha)
Max. depth9 ft (2.7 m)

Furnace Pond is a 107-acre (0.43 km2) 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 there. The Furnace Pond Neighborhood Association maintains a semi-public beach along the pond.

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