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INCREASE IN WATER REVENUE AT DAYTON.

Issue 3 and Volume 41.

INCREASE IN WATER REVENUE AT DAYTON. During 1906 there was a very gratifying increase in the receipts from water-consumers, and the following report of maintenance by Engineer Harry McDargh shows the betterment in that year as compared with the report of 1905: First— The total receipts ($149,951.33), including sales of water ($105,414.94), meter rent ($28,154.81), etc., for 1906 exceed those for 1905 by $12,450.84. Second—In operating expenses ($68,243.21), including salaries of officers and clerks ($6,208.30), the salaries of officers and clerks for 1906 is $900 less than for 1905. Third—The net earnings ($81,708.12) for 1906 show only an increase of $6,712.91 over 1005. This was the result of having to pay in 1906 debts contracted for in 1905, which, if paid in 1905, would have made the net earnings for 1906 $11,343.95. Fourth —During 1906 there was paid to the credit of sinking fund and interest on waterworks bonds $37.050—$25,845…

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