Issue 24 and Volume 29.

NEW YORK’S WATER PROBLEM. COMPTROLER COLER now hopes that the work of the engineers in making surveys to the water supply will be begun at once. The question (he says) is one that has occupied his mind for a long time, and it is to be brought up now, as he wants to see the work of increasing the water supply well under way before he goes out of office. No one can say now when the work will be done or how much it will cost. In the office of the commissioner of water supply, however, doubts as to Comptroler Color’s intentions have been freely indulged in. The officials of that department claim that, even assuming they can make the best of every drop of water in the Croton area within the next three years, at the end of that time the city will be in constant danger of…

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