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ABERDEEN WATERWORKS REPORT.

Issue 16 and Volume 41.

ABERDEEN WATERWORKS REPORT. The city of Aberdeen is situated in Chehalis county, Washington, and, as it is almost entirely a wooden city, with wooden roofs permitted, it stands in need of an ample supply of water for fire-protective purposes. The source of supply is a creek with a perennial flow of good quality and the point from which the water is taken is distant one mile and a half from the business centre. The system is pumping direct by two compound, duplex pumping engines, a Dow and a Worthington, with a combined capacity of 2,000.000 gals, per day. There are over ten miles of steel, cast iron and wood mains laid, the diameter of which is from 8-in. to 6-in. About fifty Bailey hydrants and nearly thirty valves are set and a few Crown meters, the property of the city, have been installed. The domestic pressure is 70 lbs.; the…

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