Leadership

WATER SUPPLY ITEMS.

Issue 6 and Volume 1892 11.

WATER SUPPLY ITEMS. Very interesting, exhaustive and convincing is the paper recently prepared by Consulting Engineer John W. Hill, expressing his arguments in favor of what might be called a water-works system for Cincinnati. He proves most conclusively that the Queen City is parading only in tinsel and tinfoil as regards her water supply and system. We appreciate the fact that Cincinnati is world-famed for its beer, but it did not obtain its proud title of Queen City on this account. Progress and enterprise were in some way mixed up in the matter. Is Cincinnati willing to rest on its laurels and exchange titles? The Pawtucket (R. I.) works, under the very careful and able management of Edwin Darling, has just issued its annual, and Mr. Darling will accept our thanks for a copy. The average daily consumption was nearly 4,000,000 gallons. We give Mr. Darling the benefit of a…

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