Hudson River as a Water Source for New York City

by Robert D. Mitchell,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1968, Vol. 94, Issue 3, Pg. 447-454

Document Type: Journal Paper


Problems encountered in further development of the Hudson River watershed for a major augmentation of public water supply for the New York City Metropolitan Area are described. Several methods of increasing the supply are outlined. Additional upland storage with pumping from the lower Hudson River near Hyde Park is the least costly solution proposed.

Subject Headings: Urban areas | Rivers and streams | Water management | Watersheds | Energy storage | Parks | Waste storage | Water storage | Hudson River | North America | United States | New York | New York City

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