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Alcove Reservoir
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Alcove Reservoir from NY 32
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Location Coeymans, Albany County, New York
Coordinates 42°28′04″N 073°55′53″W / 42.46778°N 73.93139°W / 42.46778; -73.93139
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Hannacroix Creek
Primary outflows Hannacroix Creek
Catchment area 6,300 acres (2,500 ha)
Basin countries United States
Surface area 1,426 acres (577.1 ha)
Average depth 25 ft (7.6 m)
Max. depth 75 ft (23 m)
Surface elevation 618 ft (188 m)

Alcove Reservoir is a reservoir located in Albany County, New York, United States. It serves as water supply for the city of Albany. At 618 ft (188 m) in elevation, the closest hamlet is Alcove, part of the town of Coeymans. New York State Route 32 passes the reservoir on the west. It was built 1928–1932, inundating the village of Indian Fields.

The Alcove Reservoir is fed by the Hannacroix Creek, Silver Creek and Gulf Creek.

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