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Pumping Engine Notes.

Issue 23 and Volume 46.

Pumping Engine Notes. The auxiliary pumping station of Augusta, Ga., is reported to be about completed. The new pump has a capacity of 5,000,000 gallons a day. The contract for the superstructure of the new pumping station, to be built at Newport, R. I., has been awarded to the E. K. Watson Company, of Providence, who have already commenced work on the job. The new pumping engine, in course of erection at Cincinnati, O., is being assembled as rapidly as the parts are received. The large bedplates rest on concrete foundations, and it is expected that the engines will be working by the beginning of next year. The 2,000,000-gallon temporary pump, which is to be installed at Parkersburg, W. Va., to help out the present waterworks pumping plant until the new system is in operation, has been ordered from the Wilson, Snyder Manufacturing Co., Pittsburgh, Pa., for $1,450. There were…

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