Lake, on the upper Volga River, northwestern Russia. It was created by two dams on the Volga and its tributary, the Sheksna. When the project was completed in 1947, a lake of 1,768 sq mi (4,580 sq km) in area was formed; it was the world's largest artificial body of water. It regulates the flow of the Volga, provides power for Moscow and other cities, and is part of the Volga-Baltic Waterway.
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Reservoir is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its Local Government Area is the City of Darebin. Reservoir's postcode is 3073. Reservoir is an established suburb with standard brick homes, weatherboard homes, and a high number of new developments. The region contains popular recreation areas and facilities, including Edwardes lake and the multi-millon dollar Reservoir Leisure Centre, and is home to the Edwardes Street and Broadway shopping strips.
Reservoir is only minutes away from the Northland shopping centre, Preston Market, Sydney Rd shops and restaurants and one of two remaining drive-in cinemas in Melbourne, the Village in Coburg. The area is experiencing unprecedented growth; with plenty of new develoments, it is also very popular with young home-buyers looking for a 'still affordable' inner city lifestyle.
Reservoir is conveniently located 11 km north of the Melbourne CBD, with easy access to Northern/Western Ring Rd, Hume Highway/Freeway, Tullamarine & Calder Freeways and Eastern Freeway.