Leadership

WATER SUPPLY OF WALLINGFORD, CONN.

Issue 5 and Volume 23.

WATER SUPPLY OF WALLINGFORD, CONN. During the past year the water commissioners of Wallingford, Conn., made a clear gain of $6,021.10 for the twelve months, and express their confidence that (barring unforeseen contingencies) a substantial sum will have been set aside at the close of the current year for a sinking fund for the retirement of the city’s water bonds. Besides the laying of a six-inch main to replace a four-inch main in Hall avenue, 180 feet of six-inch main has also been extended through South Orchard street. It has been the policy of the commissioners to lay no long lines of pipe, smaller in diamter than six inches, of which, besides the above, two other smalt sections have replaced some four-inch pipe. It has been found that four-inch main affords very little fire protection unless connected at frequent intervals with other mains. There has also been 400 feet of…

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