Report of the State Sewerage Commission to the Legislature

Report of the State Sewerage Commission to the Legislature

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...with average distance between manholes--850 manholes; average distance, 100 feet, combined system. (c) Are all sewers straight, both in line and grade, between manholes? Straight. 14. Are the sewers kept carefully clean? Yes. 15. (a) Are sewers concentrated into one point of discharge or not? No. (c) If there are various points of' discharge, state how many and into what places do they discharge--Northern district into Hudson river; southern district into Penhorn creek, thence into Hackensack river near Newark bay. 16. (a) Is there any treatment of sewage before discharge? No. (c) Are there any storage tanks? N o. (a) Do all sewers flow by gravity? Yes. 18. State daily discharge of one outlet, if only one, and the daily discharge of the various outlets if more than one--Southern joint outlet sewer (without Jersey City), 560,000 gallons; northern joint out let sewer (without Weehawken), 486,000 gallons; without rainwater. The rate at which rainwater reaches its o;itIot'i_s-esitinizited at 176 cubic feet per second, or 1,320 gallons;3sr' i=.cents 1._1"_r r the southern outlet, and 1,050 gallons per second for _th, e_11(r;th_e1' n 'fil: .: i' __t. 19. Is there a complete system of__iusp7e. 'tiiEin, maintenance of the sewers? Yes. Q-_ ' 20 (a) Does the town make its own connections in the street to the sewers, or do outside parties? Outside parties. ' (b) And if so are the latter duly licensed? Yes. 21. What is the charge for tapping the sewers? None; charge for opening streets for the purpose of tapping sewers. 22. Number of house conuections--2,400. 23. Number of factory connections--Ten. 24. Number of other connections----Five watercourses. GEORGE B. BERGKAMP, Chairman Town Council. Wes
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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236741080
  • 9781236741080