Issue 8 and Volume 36.

WHAT WATERWORKS MEN ARE DOING Construction, Extension, and Management of Plants. SOUTH TEXAS. A report in the office of the San Antonio and Arkansas railway on the artesian territory in the southern part of Duval and Nueces counties and the northern part of Starr and Hidalgo counties, Southern Texas, says that three artesian strata have been demonstrated there. The Lessiter well is taken as an instance. The first stratum of water was struck at a depth of 568 feet, with a flow of 1,000 gallons a minute; the second, at 705 feet, flowing 200 gallons a minute; and the third at 745 feet, with 600 gallons a minute. It is reported that new wells are sunk in a number of places, and that in these neighborhoods land is being prepared for cultivation. A well is being sunk by L. J. Hart nine miles from Falurrias and seven miles from fremont,…

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