Based on available information, the following is an approximate summary of the PVWC distribution system:

Pipe Sizes and Lengths

  • Total length: 426 miles
  • Size distribution (percent of total length):
  • 6-inch diameter – 42 percent
  • 8-and 10-inch diameter – 28 percent
  • 12-inch diameter – 12 percent
  • 16 to 51 inch diameter – 18 percent

Pipe Materials

  • Cast Iron (with cement lining) – 40 percent
  • Cast Iron (without cement lining) – 17 percent
  • Ductile Iron (with cement lining) – 31 percent
  • Ductile Iron (without cement lining) – 8 percent
  • Concrete – 2 percent
  • Steel – 1.3 percent
  • Transite – 0.7 percent

Distribution System Gradients

  • Clifton High Service Area – 427 feet (Great Notch Reservoir)
  • Borough of Prospect Park – 412 feet (Prospect Park Booster Station)
  • Part of Clifton and Passaic – 325 feet (Main Pumping Station)
  • Paterson, part of Clifton and Passaic – 300 feet (New Street Reservoir)

Reservoirs

  • Great Notch Acres 427 feet 178.5 Million Gallons 30.24 acres
  • New Street 303 feet 52.4 Million Gallons 12.75 acres
  • Levine 180 feet 19.2 Million Gallons 5.2 acres
  • Point View 400 feet 3 Billion Gallons 433 acres

Pumping Stations
Little Falls (Main Pumping Station at Little Falls Treatment Plant)

High Pressure (Wanaque)

  • 1 pump at 18 Million Gallons Per Day
  • 2 pumps at 28 Million Gallons Per Day
  • 1 pump at 48 Million Gallons Per Day

Low Pressure (Industrial)

  • 2 pumps at 28 Million Gallons Per Day
  • 2 pumps at 18 Million Gallons Per
  • 1 pump at 30 Million Gallons Per Day

Transfer

  • 2 pumps at 15 Million Gallons Per Day
  • 1 pump at 12 Million Gallons Per Day

Verona

  • 1 pump at 12 Million Gallons Per Day
  • 1 pump at 10 Million Gallons Per Day
  • 1 pump at 2 Million Gallons Per Day

Totowa  4 pumps at 1 Million Gallons Per Day
Morris County   3 pumps at 8.3 Million Gallons Per Day
Great Notch  2 pumps at 6 Million Gallons Per Day

Great Falls

  • 1 pump at 2.5 Million Gallons Per Day
  • 1 pump at 4.5 Million Gallons Per Day
  • 1 pump at 5 Million Gallons Per Day

East Side  2 pumps at 6.5 Million Gallons Per Day

Botany

  • 2 pumps at 6 Million Gallons Per Day
  • 2 pumps at 2 Million Gallons Per Day

Prospect Park 2 pumps at 0.7 Million Gallons Per Day
New Street  2 pumps at 0.9 Million Gallons Per Day
High Crest 2 pumps at 0.4 Million Gallons Per Day
Post Brook 2 pumps at 0.15 Million Gallons Per Day

Bloomingdale

  • 2 pumps at 1.2 Million Gallons Per Day
  • 2 pumps at 0.3 Million Gallons Per Day

Lincoln Park

  • 1 pump at 1.0 Million Gallons Per Day
  • 1 pump at 1.4 Million Gallons Per Day