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WARREN, OHIO, WATERWORKS.

Issue 12 and Volume 40.

WARREN, OHIO, WATERWORKS. Warren is a go-ahead city in Ohio, and has in excellent system of waterworks owned by a company, which installed it in 1887. In 1896 a filter plant was added, and in 1898 a power pump with a capacity of 1,000,000 gals. The source of supply is the Mahoning river, the water being taken at a point three-quarters of a mile from the business section of the city. The system is pumping to an iron standpipe 22×140, with a capacity of 398,000 gallons, erected near the pumping station. The quality of the water is excellent, the system of mechanical filtration being adopted The capacity of the fiber plant, which is one installed by the New York Continental Jewell Filtration company, is 1,500,000 gallons. The pumping machinery consists of two duplex, com pound condensing engines and the power pump already mentioned. The capacity of the Deane an 1…

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