Leadership

PUBLIC WORKS

Issue 10 and Volume 7.

PUBLIC WORKS —Jacob Conrad, the Philadelphia brewer, is suing that city for $40,000 damages to his property and injury to his business, caused by the caving in of a sewer adjoining his property. —Work has been begun in the large Wingshocking sewer at Germantown, Philadelphia. It will require between 15,000,000 and 20,000,000 bricks. The bottom of the sewer will be laid with Belgian blocks, on a heavy stone foundation. There will be little excavating required, as the greater part of the sewer will be built above the present bed of the creek. The contractor will cover the sewer, when finished, with at least three feet of soil. —C. C. Brown, the engineer appointed by the State Board of Health to investigate and report upon the construction of the sewer system at White Plains, N. Y., submitted the result of his labors to the Board of Trustees on Monday. The work…

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