Leadership

WHAT WATERWORKS MEN ARE DOING

Issue 2 and Volume 39.

WHAT WATERWORKS MEN ARE DOING Notes on Construction, Extension and Management _____ring the past year—January I to December 31, 1904—three notable events have distinguished the history of the waterworks of CLEVELAND, OHIO. These were as follows: (1) The opening of the new Kirtland street pumping station and the bringing of pure water to the city through the new intake; (2) the severe experience with freezing and the improvement in the setting of meters and services to prevent a repetition of such freezing; (3) the metering of nearly all business places and those having free use of water, including schools, charities, parks, cemeteries, public buildings, etc. The completion of the new tunnel has produced a noteworthy decrease in the number of deaths from typhoid fever, For eleven years up to the end of 1900 Cleveland stood twenty-second among American cities as a cradle for that disease; there being only eight worse,…

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