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Toledo Waterworks Report.

Issue 7 and Volume 43.

Toledo Waterworks Report. In his report of the waterworks department of Toledo, Ohio, Superintendent Wisler gives the amount of water pumped during the year as 4,378,009,130 gal.—a decrease for the year of 121,599 gal. The decrease is accounted for by the repairs which have been made, thereby decreasing the amount of waste. The per-capita consumption, based on a population of 185,000, is sixty-five gal. per day; average amount of water pumped, per pound of coal consumed, 350 gal. During the year the department made a thorough inspection of the taps, lines, etc., in use, and found many users of water of which the department had no record. The department will continue the inspection and place all users of water on the books of the city. The earnings from water during 1907 were $213,385.92—$2,000 less than in 1906. The cash receipts from all sources were $214,861.14—about $13,000 more than in the…

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