Issue 10 and Volume 36.

NEW WATERWORKS OFFICE AT READING. The city councils of Reading. Pa., have recently passed an ordinance creating the office of general manager of the water department. The new official will exercise general supervision of the affairs of the department and be the executive officer of the board of water commissioners, George H. Felix, who from 1884 to 1889 was secretary of the board, and has for the past fourteen years been one of its members, during eleven of which he was its president, has been elected general manager, at a salary of $3,000 per annum. The tenure of office is four years. The ordinance also provides that the department be administered by divisions, as follows: The administration and accounting division, of which Mr. Felix will be the head: the construction, operation and maintenance division, of which Emil L. Nuebling. the present superintendent and engineer, will be the lead; the registration…

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