Issue 25 and Volume 7.

WATER SUPPLY —A water system for fire and domestic purposes, the supply to be taken from the lake known as “Stockbridge Bowl,” is to be constructed at Stockbridge, Mass., at a cost of $150,000. —The Cook wells have been adopted by the Sioux Falls (S. Dak.) water-works for the new supply. In the test well sunk by this firm at Vicksburg, Miss., a flow of water was struck which carries a six-inch stream to the height of twenty-five feet above the surface. This well was sunk 1000 feet, and no rock was encountered. The Cook patent strainers were used, and the work was as complete a success as it was possible to make it. —W. F. P. Sealy, superintendent of water-works at Potsdam, N. Y., writes: “Our board of water commissioners has just placed an order for a duplex pump and boiler for our water house, to be used as…

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