2021 Water Tower Rehab Project - UPDATES
Construction of upgrades and improvements to Walnut Street Water Tower for $1 Million dollars was financed by the New Jersey Water Bank (NJWB). The NJWB is a State Revolving Fund program jointly administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank (Infrastructure Bank) and uses a combination of funds provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the DEP, and the Infrastructure Bank to provide very low interest loans to borrowers for environmental infrastructure projects.
This project will provide water quality benefits. The purpose of this project is to rehabilitate the Walnut Street elevated tank, including but not limited to full exterior blast and recoat, mechanical replacements and improvements including; remove and replace interior wet cavity ladder, modify vents and hatches, granting, and replace portions of the fill and rain piping within the base of the tank for residents and businesses in the Borough of Farmingdale.
State Revolving Fund programs around the nation provide states and communities the resources necessary to maintain and improve the infrastructure protecting our valuable water resources nationwide.