Leadership

SEWERAGE

Issue 20 and Volume 1895 18.

SEWERAGE The grand jury hits presented the city of San Francisco for maintaining a public nuisance in the shape of bad sewerage. At Bowling Green. O. how to dispose of the sewage is the burning question. The only possible outlet is the Poe ditch,which empties into the Portage river and the stench that arises is something awful. O. D. Hopkins, a land owner at the mouth of the sewer, has commenced a damage suit against the city for $5,000,claiming the health of his family has been injured. At Milwaukee, Wis., the city engineer has been authorized to extend the terminus of the Jones Island pumping service outlet farther into the lake,and to lower the pipes so as to reduce the cost of pumping the sewage from the intercepting sewers. This is occasioned by the continued fall in the lake. The surface of the lake is lower now than at any…

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