Leadership

Waldwick, N. J., to Have New Water System

Issue 12 and Volume 72.

Waldwick, N. J., to Have New Water System The North Jersey district water commission has received application from the borough of Waldwick, Bergen County, for permission to install a new water system. At present the town depends wholly on shallow wells. It is proposed to drive two wells to a depth of 150 or 200 feet; to install two vertical triplex plunger pumps; two air lift units operated by water power developed at the site, with an electric motor for auxiliary power. Six and a half miles of cast iron water mains from four to ten inches in diameter are proposed with a 250,000 gallon concrete reservoir to receive the overflow from the pumps. The new system, if permitted, will provide water for 1,000 persons out of a population of 1,400. It is estimated that 60,000 gallons daily will be needed. The proposed plant with a capacity of 450,000 gallons…

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