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New and Improved Water-works.

Issue 4 and Volume 1889 5.

New and Improved Water-works. HAVERSTRAW, N. Y.—John Lockwood, president of the West Haverstraw Water Company, writes us as follows: “The company was organized in 1888, with a view of supplying the village of West Haverstraw and Grassy Point, in the town of Haverstraw, as well as supplying the village of Haverstraw all by gravity. The company agreed to build a dam on the Minnesing creek, which supplies the Garner print works at Gamerville in Rockland county, for the purpose of storing their water to be used during the dry periods in the summer season as compensation for taking the water from a stream which is supplied from what is known as Dorman springs. This dam has been built, is 250 feet in length and 20 feet high, and will contain some 600,000,000 gallons. Another dam was built on the Dorman stream 175 feet in length and 15 feet high, furnishing…

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