Posted on: February 10, 2017

By the Numbers Storm Recap


The Township of South Orange Village was ready for the storm. Here is a quick “By the Numbers” recap of how we were prepared and handled the 10” of snow which dropped in our Village.

Department of Public Works
2000 Gallons of Salt Brine (Pre-Treated the Roads)
200 Tons of Salt
20 Trucks
24 Department of Public Works Employees
24 Hours Clearing Snow (9th – 10th)
50 +/- Miles of Road Plowed (181 Streets)
16 Parking Lots Plowed

Fire Department
13 Firefighters on Duty

Police Department
9 Police Officers on Duty

Office of Emergency Management
6 Office of Emergency Management Team Members Active
4 Shelter Team Members on Standby

3 Storm Related Updates on the Website
3 SO Alerts (Moderate) Emails Sent
1 Emergency Declaration

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