Leadership

WHAT WATERWORKS MEN ARE DOING.

Issue 6 and Volume 33.

WHAT WATERWORKS MEN ARE DOING. Construction, Extension, and Management of Plants SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH. A committee, appointed by the Commercial club, of Salt Lake City, Utah, to consider the water situation in that city and tributary watersheds, reports that the income of the waterworks is increasing as the population of the city increases. The plan submitted by the committee provides for the needs of 150,000 population, allowing a per capita consumption ot 400 gallons per day. As, however, it is possible that the growth of the city may exceed the conservative estimate of three and one-half per cent, contemplated by the committee, the latter has extended its investigations into fields outside of Salt Lake county and has had examinations made of other and outside sources of supply—notably the Weber river and its tributaries, the Ogden and Bear rivers and other streams—with the result that it is able to see…

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