Greenwich was part of several Townships. In 1798, the area was formally incorporated by an Act of the N.J. Legislature as Greenwich Township. Later portions of the Township were separated for other neighboring Townships such as Franklin and Pohatcong.
- During construction a tar based waterproofing is usually applied to the foundation before the backfill is done.
- The tar applied to most homes is good for 30-40 years and once the tar is gone the foundation is no longer sealed.
- Water tables can become elevated when they receive more water than they drain off from unusually high amounts of rain, or excess water from higher elevations.
- High water tables are often above the level of basement floors which almost always causes a wet basement to occur.
- When this high water table forms around the foundation the un-sealed concrete starts to absorb the water and you get a wet basement.
The French drain basement waterproofing system is designed to prevent water from flooding your basement. It is installed inside the basement, below the floor, around the perimeter. This French Drain controls the water, delivers it to the sump pump(s), and discharges it out of the house.