NEW STORAGE RESERVOIR FOR NEWARK.

NEW STORAGE RESERVOIR FOR NEWARK.

The new storage reservoir at Cedar Grove, for the supply of Newark, N. J., has just been accepted by the city. It has cost $1,600,000, and covers 100 acres. Its capacity is 679,000,000 gallons. The biggest dam of the three is 2,500 feet in length, with a height of sixty-live feet and a maximum depth of core-wall of 105 feet. The tunnel through the bill is 3,000 feet long and seven feet in diameter. The extreme depth of water is fifty feet, and all of it can be drawn off, if necessary. A live-foot pipe line connects the tunnel with the Newark water system. “1 he work was started in September, 1901.

J. Y. Nolan has been chosen chief of the lire department of South St. Paul, Minn., by the board of police and lire commissioners. Under the new charter the tire department is placed under a separate head, the old charter having provided for one chief for lioth police and fire departments. Chief Nolan will reorganise the department. 1 be board has determined to give South St. Paul adequate fire protection, and lias issued instructions to the new chief to take radical action. It is intended to repair the fire ball, and it has been suggested that more apparatus be placed in the residence section.

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