Leadership

WHAT WATERWORKS MEN ARE DOING.

Issue 4 and Volume 32.

WHAT WATERWORKS MEN ARE DOING. Construction, Extension, and Management of Plants BALTIMORE, MD. The project to develop the waterpower of the Susquehanna river so as to furnish electrical power to Baltimore, Md., has assumed definite shape, and when it has been carried into execution it is claimed by experts that it will practically revolutionise the industrial life of the city and multiply its factories indefinitely. To those already in operation it will furnish power more cheaply than it can be supplied by any other competitor, and so give them a big lead. The amount of power that can be developed from the river far exceeds that already consumed by the city—the largest taker being the Union railway. which uses about 20,000 horsepower, and no other consumer comes within one-fourth of that amount. ST. LOUIS, MO. The Meramec spring, which is so prominently mentioned in connection with the water supply of…

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