Leadership

WATER SUPPLY

Issue 4 and Volume 7.

WATER SUPPLY —The Davenport (Ia.) Water Company will extend its supply pipe to the channel of the river. It will terminate in an elbow which will turn it down stream a few feet, so that all direct drift of objectionable matter into the inlet will be avoided. The expenses of the improvement will be about $10,000. —The Lawrence (Kan.) water-works are to be sold by the sheriff. —Santa Barbara, Cal., has voted against issuing $260,000 in bonds, as proposed, for a water supply system. Consequently, as a local paper remarks, “ Santa Barbara will have to haul water by rail from Ventura next summer.” —The question of having water-works is being agitated at Colden, N. Y. A prize fair is proposed to help secure the funds necessary. —At Bridgeton, N. J., a syndicate has proposed to purchase the water-works for $500,000, and promises to spend a like sum on improvements…

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