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It Floats! It Sinks!

New Jersey American Water Installs New Raw Water Main in Reservoir by First Floating it Across, and then Sinking it to the Reservoir's Bottom.

VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New Jersey American stretched a one thousand foot, 42 inch diameter, high density polyethylene pipe across it's Swimming River Reservoir on Thursday. Fitted with concrete collars every several feet, the main was filled with water, sinking it to the reservoir bottom. The new main will provide raw water from a pump station directly to the company's Swimming River Water Treatment Plant.

It Floats! It Sinks! New Jersey American Water Installs New Raw Water Main in Reservoir by First Flo ...

It Floats! It Sinks! New Jersey American Water Installs New Raw Water Main in Reservoir by First Floating it Across, and then Sinking it to the Reservoir's Bottom. VOORHEES, NJ (October 21, 2012) - New Jersey American stretched a one thousand foot, 42 inch diameter, high density polyethylene pipe across it's Swimming River Reservoir on Thursday. Fitted with concrete collars every several feet, the main was filled with water, sinking it to the reservoir bottom. The new main will provide raw water from a pump station directly to the company's Swimming River Water Treatment Plant. (Photo: Business Wire)


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New Jersey American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water (NYS: AWK) , is the investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.5 million people. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs approximately 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in more than 30 states, as well as parts of Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.

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