Leadership

Bill to Secure Water from Suffolk County.

Issue 13 and Volume 43.

Bill to Secure Water from Suffolk County. A very practical and commonsense bill has been introduced into the New York State legislature, the object of which is to minimise the evil effects of the monopoly in water possessed by Suffolk county, while not lessening one whit the amount of water which is at the service of that district. As is well known there is water enough and to spare in Suffolk county to supply all its necessities anil to leave a large surplus over. That surplus is now running to waste, and the intention of the bill is that Suffolk shall be brought under the impartial jurisdiction of the State water commission in the same way as Ulster, Greene and Albany counties have been disposed of under the law for the creation of the new Catskill supply. That law has amply protected the property rights of these counties, and the…

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