Leadership

SEWERAGE.

Issue 16 and Volume 1891 10.

SEWERAGE. City Engineer Andrews of Albany has made a report upon the sewerage of the city. He estimates that a system of intercepting sewers along the river front for the disposal of the sewage which is now discharged into the basin or into the river immediately before the city would cost $1,268,750. If purification works should be added the cost would be increased by $95,000, and an annual outlay of $70,000 more would be needed to keep the works in operation. He suggests thartltration has elsewhere been found to render the water of the Hudson drinkable, and that Albany might find in this a solution of the troublesome water supply question. There are twenty inmates of the State Industrial School at Waukesha, Wis.. suffering from illness caused by sewer gas. A sewer passes under the building, and there are several manholes in the yard. The new sewerage system which will…

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