WATERWORKS BIDS OPENED MILWAUKEE, WIS.—R. D. Wood & Co., Philadelphia, Pa., has been awarded a contract for 100 Mathews fire hydrants of Milwaukee standard. GOVERNOR’S ISLAND, N. Y.—Lawrence J. Rice, New York, N. Y., has been awarded a contract for the construction of a pumphouse and instalation of fire pump and extension of salt water mains. PEEKSKILL, N. Y.—-Bids for laying 16-in. and 20-in. mains, to connect with the filterbed, have been received as follows: Clinton Construction company, $5,264.54 (awarded contract); Harvey B. Sproul, $6,113.20; John Smith, jr., $8,355. ELYRIA, OHIO.-A contract has been awarded the Buffalo Meter company, Buffalo, N. Y., for 100 meters. PETERBOROUGH, Ont.—The Bishop Construction company, Montreal, Que., has been awarded a contract for concrete dam, pumphouse foundations, wheel pits, etc. Contract for one unit of pumps of 3,000,000 gal. cap. with turbine to the William Hamilton company, local, at $12,900.