Leadership

WHAT WATERWORKS MEN ARE DOING

Issue 21 and Volume 38.

WHAT WATERWORKS MEN ARE DOING Notes on Construction, Extension and Management A reinforced concrete standpipe and a new well at the source of supply are the leading features o_____ the improvements now being made in the waterworks system of ATTLEBORO, MASS. The well itself presents no novel details. It is situated on the banks of the Seven Mile river; its diameter is forty feet; its depth, about twenty-five. Its roof is of Guastavino tile, the same material as that with which the roof of the reinforced standpipe is covered. The object of erecting that standpipe is to provide the storage necessary to admit of the running of the pump being limited to the day hours only. The standpipe has been erected on Ides hill, at an elevation of 252 feet above mean tide. Its diameter is fifty feet; its height, too; its capacity, about 1,500,000 gallons. The concrete of which…

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