Issue 21 and Volume 1895 16.

LOWELL, MASS., WATER WORKS. THE works are in the best possible condition, no trouble having been noted at the time of last examination. The property of the department has been increased by the acceptance of the driven wells system constructed by the Cook Well company and tin? condemnation of 10,000 square feet of land, according opportunity for much extension of yard room. The constructive work of the year included 20,506 feet of low pressure service mains and 2,496 feet of high service, a total of 23,892_fect. The total pumpage amounted to 2,895,854,932, a daily average of [6,563,984’ gallons, a reduction from the total pumped in 1893. These figure include the pumpage at the driven wells plant which amounted to 837,876,902 gallons. The only difficulty of any importance during the year was caused by the extreme depth from which the water had to be raised in the wells, the scarcity during…

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