Issue 23 and Volume 39.

WATERWORKS ITEMS FROM ALL PARTS From Special Reports to FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING The Elberon, N. J., Water and Light company is in the hands of a receiver. Warren, Ohio, will purchase the local waterworks system. The franchise expires in October. At Portsmouth, N. H., John H. Dowd has been elected water commissioner for a term of three years. The distributing system for the Torresdale filter plant at Philadelphia will take twenty-five miles of pipe. A new reservoir is to be built and the existing reservoir on Blue Ridge mountain is to be enlarged at Berryville, Va. During 1905 the average daily consumption of water in the borough of Brooklyn, New York, was 119,144,000 gallons. Under contract the waterworks for the Marine barracks at the Norfolk, Va., Navy yard will be installed by the Penn Bridge company for $10,894. The water committee of the Philadelphia councils has referred to a…

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