Pumping Engine Notes.

Issue 19 and Volume 46.

Pumping Engine Notes. If, as suggested. Benton Harbor. Mich., decides to go to the lake for its water supply, a new location for the pumping station will have to be selected and a different type of pump installed The installation of a new pumping engine in the pump house of the Petersburg, Va., waterworks, is under contemplation. The Chico Water Company, of Chico, Cal., has more water than it knows what to do with. A well, sunk to 600 feet, gave them a good supply. but when they attempted to dig a pump-pit 17 feet deep, a vein of water was struck that made work impossible, and a powerftil pump must be installed to keep the pit dry until the concrete pump chamber is complete. Monmouth, III.—’The city council has passed an ordinance providing for such changes in the city waterworks pumping station awill enable electricity to be used for…

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