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Steel Flume at Nashville.

Issue 13 and Volume 44.

Steel Flume at Nashville. Nashville, Tenn., has contracted for a steel flume to be built on the partition wall in the reservoir. It will cost $792 and will surround the well with which the force-main extending from the pumping station to the reservoir connects, extending from the well to the opposite or southern end of the wall. It will be constructed of sheet steel and will be 366 ft. long, 8 ft. wide and 2 ft. high. From the well the water will flow in the flume to the southern end of the wall and there be diverted into the west basin. As at present, the water will be impregnated with sulphate of alumina in the well into which it is discharged from the force-main, and by the time it reaches the effluent pipe the sediment and nearly all of the bacteria in the water will have been precipitated. The…

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