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WELL DRILLING NOTES

Issue 8 and Volume 1893 13.

WELL DRILLING NOTES S. K. Nester of Geneva, N. Y., has been sinking a well at the loot of the lake and at a depth of 18,000 feet has struck gas. A writer to The Providence (R. I.) Journal upon the subject of artesian wells, says: “The Lonsdale Company are now sinking with two steam outfits at Lonsdale flora forty to sixty wells about 150 feet in depth which will each yield about 150 to 180 gallons of pure water per minute. The Sayles bleacheties have thirty nine wells 180 feet deep or less, nineteen of them will flow, one flows seventy-three gallons per minute, one flows fifty-four gallons per minute. From one point alone the Sayles can pump 3,000,000 gallons per day, which is nearly one-half of the actual average consumption of the city of Providence. Dempsey’s blcacherirs, in Pawtucket, have four wells in ledge, from one of them…

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