Watertower Naaldwijk

A water watertoren is a water tank which has been built on a certain altitude. Watertorens must busy in the waterleidingnet constant keep. Busy is proportional with the level of water: for every ten meters increases busy by approx. 10 n/cm² (or 100 kiloPascal). At water companies is it still usual the very express in ' meters water column ', the afleverdruk (and therefore the altitude of the water watertoren) are approximately 30 meters. That altitude is including a possible natural increase on which the water watertoren has been built. The volume of the water in a water watertoren must be sufficient keep the level (and therefore busy) constant at schommelingen in the usage. This can happen for example in the rest of a football game as the everyone at the same time toilet uses or at a large control crack. Nowadays the task of watertorens in the Netherlands has been taken over by pumps and correctors. Of the watertorens which stand there still, have most of the status of monument. Some important architects of watertorens in the Netherlands were hendrik Sangster, J. Visser and H. Vriens. Also more widely active architects such as Roelof wet coopers and Jos Wielders have devised watertorens. Elsewhere in west-Europa one finds however frequently still watertorens which is still seriously used. Also in the Netherlands still watertorens use is, for example in Amsterdam and Utrecht
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