Notes on Filtration.

Issue 11 and Volume 44.

Notes on Filtration. At Little Rock, Ark., it is thought that a clash between the municipal authorities and the Home Water company must come sooner or later, on the subject of the company being compelled to supply pure water or surrender its charter. The water used at Little Rock is pumped from the Arkansas river, just above the city, into a reservoir, where it undergoes a purifyng process, and then is piped into the city. It is asserted that the chemicals used in filtering and clearing are unwholesome, and, when the stage of the river is very low, there is alkali in the water. As things are. it is doubtful how the city can pretend to fight the water company, even it can prove its allegations to he true, as it owes the company a considerable amount of money. The State has ordered that Pittsburg must enlarge its large filtration…

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