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MONROE, LA., WATER WORKS AND LIGHT COMPANY.

Issue 21 and Volume 1895 16.

MONROE, LA., WATER WORKS AND LIGHT COMPANY. In small cities it is quite the thing to have a watei “works and light company under one management. In large cities this is almost impossible because few men would care to assume the management of two such large interests. Neither is it so attractive where a gravity system of delivering the water prevails. Companies are combining the two functions in the south with fully as much success as elsewhere in the country. Among The especially successful ‘plants the Monroe Water Works and Light company of Monroe, La., is considered by experts a model. William E. Hawks of Bennington, Vt., president of the company and vice-president of the American Water Works association, has given his personal attention to the arrangement and construction, a sufficient guarantee of the excellence of the plant. The power house is built of brick and the dynamo room is…

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