Leadership

North Tonawanda Receives Aid.

Issue 2 and Volume 47.

North Tonawanda Receives Aid. When the city of Lockport, N. Y., laid its water supply pipe through North Tonawanda, from the Niagara River, in return for the privilege, water was to be supplied to the latter city in case of need by Lockport, which was also required to pay 10 cents a lineal foot and $3,000 for a sewer in the streets through which its main passed. As a result of a break in the suction pipe of North Tonawanda’s waterworks, the first emergency call was recently made under the agreement. Lockport started up a pump it had in reserve, the gates between the two systems were opened and Lockport began to force about 4,000,000 gallons a day into the neighbor city’s water mains.

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