New England Water-works Association.

Issue 6 and Volume 1893 13.

New England Water-works Association. (From Our Own Correspondent.) The adjourned quarterly meeting of the New England Water-works Association was held at the Parker House, Boston, on Wednesday last. The largest number of members that has yet attended these meetings was present, about 120 being seated at the tables. In the morning a large number of the visitors went to the power station of the West End Railway Company, where they were received by F. S. Pierson, chief engineer, and a preliminary session was subsequently held in the parlors of the Parker House. After lunch, Freeman C. Coffin, hydraulic engineer, Boston, read a very interesting paper on “ Stand-pipes, their construction and design.” A number of designs illustrating the subject were distributed which enhanced the value of the lecture, as the members were enabled to follow their descriptions when reference was made to them in the paper. Condensing the extent of…

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