Some Data on Johnstown Supply.

Some Data on Johnstown Supply.

The city of Johnstown, Fulton County, N. Y., with a population of over 10,000, derives its supply of water from flowing springs, feeding reservoirs, three in number, and respectively of 10,000,000, 2,550,000 and 700,000 gallons’ capacity. Two of these reservoirs are located at a distance of three miles and one is five miles from the city. Their altitude being upwards of 900 feet and the water is delivered by gravity into the city’s distribution system. The minimum quantity furnished daily by the three seservoirs is 2,343,000 gallons. The two nearest reservoirs are connected by a 10-inch main, the more distant reservoir by a 10-inch main, with the city’s distribution system, thereby giving it two independent sources of supply.

The distributing system, according to the report of Superintendent of Wateworks Hillabrandt, comprises 35.25 miles of mains, serving 177 hydrants and 2,079 services, of which 177 are metertd. The total receipts of the water department, for the year covered by the report, amounted to $55,750. The total disbursements were $48,976, leaving a balance of $6,779 to be carried forward to the following years’ account.

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