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Champagne down the Drain

Shayna Friedman

If you live in New York City, you probably drink bottled “spring” water. Well, while you’re pouring yourself a cup of Perrier, I’ll drink to what’s been described as the “champagne of drinking waters” — that which comes straight from any NYC kitchen sink. Here’s the story of NYC reservoirs and the system of aqueducts and tunnels that delivers this precious liquid to NYC’s taps.

 

Water Wonders

Surela

They’re both connected to water. They’re both showstoppers. They’re both wonder creations of Mr. Avrom Rosenberg. Dancing Waters and the Traveling Ark — here we come!

 

A Reservoir of Friendship

Rachel Stein

Chavie Rubin picked up her vocabulary list and studied the first word: reservoir — a place where anything is collected and stored, usually in a large amount. Her class had a test every Friday, and she wanted to do well. Hmm, she wondered, gazing into space. Could my heart be a reservoir? It is definitely a place where I collect and store large amounts of thoughts and feelings, some of them not so pleasant.…

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