Issue 14 and Volume 33.

WHAT WATERWORKS MEN ARE DOING. Construction, Extension, and Management of Plants WATER TOWN, MASS. The meter rates at Watertown, Mass., have been reduced frcm two dollars to one dollar a year, which makes a difference of $1,550 in the annual revenue of the city, a further decrease arising from the fact that, as the summer of 1902 was singularly free from drought, very little water was used for lawn sprinkling. The board of water commissioners also adverts to propriety of the various departments of the town paying out of their funds for the use of thewater they consume during the year. The receipts for water rates by meter amounted to $28,502.16; for water rates by fixture to $1,162. Other sources brought the receipts up to $33,333.37, with $1,335-04 receivable in bills. The expenditures were as follows : For construction of mains, services, and meters, $5,160.71; for maintenance of the above…

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