A Billion Gallons a Day | Living City | The New York Times

by The New York Times

What system serves 1 billion gallons of near-pure drinking water and 9.4 million people per day? What is: the New York City water system and watershed, to this day considered a grand marvel of engineering and high water quality.Stored in 19 reservoirs, it flows to the tap from the Catskill Mountains over 100 miles away.
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