Leadership

WATERWORKS ITEMS FROM ALL PARTS

Issue 22 and Volume 38.

WATERWORKS ITEMS FROM ALL PARTS From Special Reports to FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING. A $5,500 waterworks system is to be built for Prescott, Wash. The high-pressure system of Lawrence, Mass., is to be extended. It will cost Adairsville, Ga., about $2,000 to install a waterworks system. Tilton, Ga., ought to get an excellent waterworks system for $20,000. Tht water at Springfield, Me., is not pure, being contaminated with sewage. At Paterson, W. Va., the public mind is divided over the water supply question. The new filtration plant at McKeesport, Pa., with settling tanks, will cost about $150,000. The cost of further extending the high-pressure system at Newark, N. J., will he about $50,000. The water supply of Putnam, Conn., has been pronounced unfit for domestic use. The pollution seems due to the houses in the watersheds. At Reno, Nev., the Hunter Creek Waterpower company, of Reno, has transferred all its…

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