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The Water Supply System of Abilene, Kar.

Issue 20 and Volume 1891 9.

The Water Supply System of Abilene, Kar. A correspondent at Abilene, Kan., furnishes us with the following particulars concerning the improved water supply system now under construction at that place. Coffin & Stanton, bankers of 72 Broadway, New York city, took the contract from the receiver of the old waterworks to furnish the old plant and the city of Abilene with Sand Spring water. This spring is located four miles west of Abilene, near the Union Pacific, A., T. and Santa Fe, and Chicago and Rock Island railroads. Our correspondent writes : “The spring is noted for the purity, clearness and softness of its water, and I think it will compare with any in the United States. I give you a copy of the analysis, and if you can find any softer and purer water I should like to know of it.” The daily flow of the Sand Spring is…

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