Water towers

Water towers, these wooden tanks may look antique but are a very effective system that stores water and uses gravity to produce the necessary water pressure for high buildings. The majority of buildings in NYC that are higher than six stories have some type of water tower with pumping system to provide water to occupants. New York City, NY, USA, 2004

Location: New York City, NY, USA

Photographer: Richard Keith Wolff

Water towers

Water towers, these wooden tanks may look antique but are a very effective system that stores water and uses gravity to produce the necessary water pressure for high buildings. The majority of buildings in NYC that are higher than six stories have some type of water tower with pumping system to provide water to occupants. New York City, NY, USA, 2004

Location: New York City, NY, USA

Photographer: Richard Keith Wolff