Leadership

NEW WATER SUPPLY OF CALDWELL.

Issue 20 and Volume 31.

NEW WATER SUPPLY OF CALDWELL. Three years ago the search began for a new source of water supply for Caldwell, N. J. Essex Fells was selected and $20,000 in bonds was voted to build the plant. Louis L. Tribus, a New York engineer, reported on the cost, etc., as follows: A five year contract with the Essex Fells people to furnish water to Caldwell borough people, to be delivered at the borough line for fifteen cents per thousand gallons, or less: a standpipe to be erected at a suitable point to supply the highest houses within the borough limits. A oipe line is to be laid down and a standpipe to be built. Every street in the borough is not to be piped at once. The Essex Fells Water company has a small plant originally built about nine years ago, but recently moved farther down stream, so it is still…

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