Issue 3 and Volume 1891 10.

WATER SUPPLY ITEMS. The tank connected with the water-works system at Michigan City, Ind., burst on July 5. It was 25 feet in diameter, 18 feet in height, stood on a framework 28 feet high and contained 200,000 gallons of water. A daily press dispatch says : ” The accident was caused by the bolt heads being broken off by the heavy pressure of the large amount of water in the tank.” . A committee of the Business Men’s Association of Albany, N. Y., has been visiting the lakes of Rensselaer county, looking to a water supply for that city. The commute found that from Sand Lake there is an overflow of 25,000,000 gallons, that it is 800 feet above tide water, and the water is clear, cold and palatable. Mr. Averill, of Averill Park, offered, it is stated, to put a daily supply of 20,000,000 gallons into Albany, and…

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