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ADDITION TO WATER SUPPLY OF BROOKLYN.

Issue 23 and Volume 40.

ADDITION TO WATER SUPPLY OF BROOKLYN. Since Silas W. Titus by his secret process has increased the capacity of the Jameco pumping plant from about 1,000,000 to 8,000,000 gals. a day (with the possibility of doing the same for the borough, by pumping in territory outside of its limits), it is now believed that 60,000,000 gals. can be added daily to the present supply within six months from this date. That 40,000,000 can he obtained within the limits of Brooklyn is not doubted. Deep wells sunk by private enterprise, producing successfully, settled the question. Perhaps, more than 20,000,000 gals, can be developed from the watershed controled by Brooklyn, but lying outside of it. The addition of 6o.ooo.coo gals, daily will more than insure Brooklyn a bountiful supply for the next ten years, it will as well insure a supply of pure water and permit the abandonment of the use of…

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