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IMPROVEMENTS AT GRAND RAPIDS

Issue 22 and Volume 44.

IMPROVEMENTS AT GRAND RAPIDS Considerable improvements have been made at Grand Rapids, Mich., to the waterworks plant and further extensions of the flood-work under the direction of L. W. Anderson, city engineer. In a paper by P. M. Louwerse the new re inforced concrete standpipe is fully described as follows: CONCRETE WATER TOWER. A water tower of rather unusual type has been constructed in Grand Rapids. Its construction was recommended by Hazen and Gray in their report on the improvement cf the waterworks system. It was designed by Geo. J. Davis and myself under the direction of L. YV. Anderson, city engineer. It is located in a part of the city which is rapidly becoming a most desirable residence district, and this, together with the fact that the location is a little more than 4 miles from the pumping station, and the main which was to supply the tower also…

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