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WATER SUPPLY

Issue 8 and Volume 24.

WATER SUPPLY The convention of the New England water works association will be held at Portsmouth, N. H., on Septembe 14, 15, 16. A break in one of the new large forty-eight inch mains between One hundred and Second and ninety-eighth streets, Amsterdam avenue, borough of Manhattan, N. Y., the second within a a very few weeks this hot summer— has caused the greatest possible inconvenience to all those living on the line of pipe. In the higher stories of alt the flats and in many of the flats throughout there was a positive water famine—at best the pressure was at the minimum. On such occasions the present water authorities never condescend to give the slightest warning that there is to be a shut off or a scarcity, so that those affected might be prepared against the inconvenience and positive suffering therefrom An engineer has been engaged to prepare plans…

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