Issue 14 and Volume 31.

WATERWORKS ITEMS FROM ALL PARTS. (FROM SPECIAL REPORTS TO FIRE AND WATER.) After a year’s fight Oswego, N. Y., now owns its waterworks. The appropriation for the water board of Reading, Pa., is near $235,000. Lancaster, Tex., has voted eighty-two to five for a waterworks system. Cortland, N. Y., is moving in the direction of a municipal system of water supply. Binghamton, N. Y., will furnish Port Dickinson with water at eight cents per 1,000 gallons. The new city pump for Wheaton, Ill., with a capacity of 450 gallons a minute, is ready for use. It is promised that the new pumping engine at Harrisburg, Pa., will be installed and working by July 1 next. At Covington, Ky., the lowest bidder for laying a,200 feet of main was A. Woods at $1,444. He will do the work. City Engineer Sublette, Minneapolis, Minn., has work for installing the new pumping engines…

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