Jersey City Acquire Right for Extention

Jersey City Acquire Right for Extention

Jersey City, N. J., has had transferred to it the waterworks and 1,146 acres of land in the townships of Hanover and Boonton and the town of Boonton, in Morris County, together with all rights of ways for tunnels, pipes, telephone lines and conduits for conveying water from the waterworks to Bergen Hill in Jersey City. The properties turned over include a tunnel through Hook Mountain about 1,100 feet long, also a tunnel through Watchung Mountain, about 7,400 feet in length, and about 17 1/2 miles of pipe line extending from the Boonton dam to the reservoir in Jersey City. The price paid was $6,992,000.

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