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WATER SUPPLY

Issue 23 and Volume 1895 16.

WATER SUPPLY Before August 1st, the officials of the Niagara Falls water-works expect to have their fine new filtration plant in operation. This plant, the contract for the construction of which, has just been let to the Morrison Jewell Filtration company of New York, will cost about $30,000, and will both purify and clarify the water. Other similiar plants are in operation in larger cities. The issue of $150,000 in bonds has been authorized in Toledo, O., for water works extensions. The Milford, Mass., Water company has commenced operations on a new sand filter at the pumping station. It will be about 200 feet long and forty or more feet wide, will cost from $1,200 to $1,500, and will be completed in about a fortnight. It is being built after an original plan by Superintendent Frank Northrop. Ballston, N. Y., will have additional water supply. T. B. Basselin of Croghan.…

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