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Geneva Waterworks Statistics.

Issue 25 and Volume 46.

Geneva Waterworks Statistics. Geneva, N. Y., with a total population of 14,000, consumed, as recorded by meters, 176,803,790 gallons of water, during the year 1908. Of this quantity 93,925,330 gallons, or 53 per cent., passed through domestic meters and 82,878,460 gallons, or 47 per cent., was used for industrial purposes, elevators, etc… making an average daily consumption of 483,070 gallons, 35 gallons to each inhabitant and 20 gallons to each consumer for domestic use. The water is obtained from Seneca Lake and springs in practically exhaustless quanti ties, and is distributed both by pumping and gravity, the quality of the supply, according to the following analysis, being excellent. Contains a trifle less than 12¾ grains of solid matter, per U. S. gallons of 231 cubic inches. The total revenue of the department for the year, from all sources, was $30,718, of which $23,749 was received for metered water. Of the…

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