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Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, France (48.85661 2.35150)
Paris in its early history had only the rivers Seine and Bièvre for water. From 1809, the Canal de l'Ourcq provided Paris with water from less-polluted rivers to the north-east of the capital. From 1857, the civil engineer Eugène Belgrand, under Napoleon III, oversaw the construction of a series of new aqueducts that brought water from locations all around the city to several reservoirs built atop the Capital's highest points of elevation. From then on, the new reservoir system became Paris' principal source of drinking water, and the remains of the old system, pumped into lower levels of the same reservoirs, were from then on used for the cleaning of Paris' streets. This system is still a major part of Paris' modern water-supply network. Today Paris has more than 2,400 km (1,491 mi) of underground passageways dedicated to the evacuation of Paris' liquid wastes.
Montmartre, Rue Pierre Fontaine, Quartier Saint-Georges, 9th Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, 75009, France (48.88546 2.33915)
Coordinates: 48.88307 2.33275 48.88784 2.34534 - Minimum elevation: 68 ft - Maximum elevation: 447 ft - Average elevation: 157 ft
Parc des Buttes Chaumont, Le Combat, 19th Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, 75019, France (48.87956 2.38210)
Coordinates: 48.87617 2.37837 48.88292 2.38924 - Minimum elevation: 104 ft - Maximum elevation: 489 ft - Average elevation: 207 ft
Enjöy, Passage du Havre, Chaussée-d'Antin, 9th Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, 75009, France (48.87513 2.32760)
Coordinates: 48.87508 2.32730 48.87518 2.32790 - Minimum elevation: 78 ft - Maximum elevation: 447 ft - Average elevation: 161 ft
Quartier du Faubourg-du-Roule, 8th Arrondissement of Paris, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, 75008, France (48.87404 2.30281)
Coordinates: 48.86897 2.29504 48.87914 2.31290 - Minimum elevation: 75 ft - Maximum elevation: 447 ft - Average elevation: 157 ft