Leadership

WATER FOR LOS ANGELES.

Issue 24 and Volume 36.

WATER FOR LOS ANGELES. A correspondent writes from Los Angeles, Cal., as follows: “By the first of the new year Boyle Heights and practically all the Ninth Ward will have a new city water supply. The whole domestic service in that district will be fed directly from the rebuilt reservoir at the old Hazard reservoir site; and this, in turn, will be supplied directly from the high-gravity reservoir in Elysian Park, with water pumped from the filtration tunnel underneath the Los Angeles river. This site is one of the highest hills lying between Brooklyn Heights and the East Side, on a line between St. Louis and San Pablo streets. The old reservoir has been drained and the new reservoir will be excavated twenty-three feet below the floor of the old one. It will be 200 by 200 feet in size, with cement floor and side walls and a wood covering,…

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