Issue 5 and Volume 1895 16.

WATER SUPPLY The new water works at Penn Yan, N. Y., was made Friday of last week. Six miles of hose were attached to two hydrants and a pressure of about 125 pounds and forced a stream or water from each hose to the height of nearly 150 feet, which is higher than any building in the town. This pressure was obtained with the reservoir half full, No difference was noticed in the flow, whether one or three streams were taken from the same hydrant. The Hoards of Water Commissioners of Canandaigua and Hauimondsport were present ami witnested the test. The committee appointed recently by the town of At hol, Mass, to negotiate for the purchase of the Athol Water Works, has been in communication for some time with George F. West, of Portland. Me., treasurer of the company which now owns them, but nothing has yet been accomplished. The…

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