Leadership

WELLS FOR BROOKLYN.

Issue 6 and Volume 22.

WELLS FOR BROOKLYN. The officials of the United States geological survey are interested in the outcome of the Brooklyn water supply problem. There is a feeling among the experts of the bureau who have closely examined into the question that the solution of the difficulty can be found in the location of deep wells on Long Island, which it is confidently asserted will yield sufficient water to supply all the wants of the city easily. Suggestions to this effect have been forwarded to the commissioner of city works at Brooklyn; but little attention has been pai l to them. N. II. Darton, the agent of the geological survey, who made an extensive examination of the artesian well prospects of the Atlantic coast, is among those who think that it will not be necessary for the city to lay pipes into Dutchess county or into New Jersey in order to obtain…

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