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NINTH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE American Water-works Association.

Issue 17 and Volume 1889 5.

NINTH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE American Water-works Association. (From Our Own Correspondent.) SECOND DAY. LOUISVILLE, KY., April 18. On Wednesday, April 17, the proceedings of the American Water-works Association began promptly at 10 A. M., with a full attendance of delegates. Emil Geyelin read his paper on “Analysis of Mechanical Filter Actions.” It was a good paper descriptive of the working and results of mechanical filters at present in use. The reference to the Oliphant system employing the same material as others to produce purification, called the inventor of that process to his feet with a flat denial, Mr. Oliphant claiming that no chemical substance was used in his filter. The following questions were asked by B. F. Jones of Kansas City : “ If an order be sent to a valve manufacturer for thirty-inch high pressure valves, which were supplied and put into a high pressure system, but which…

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