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MERE MENTION OF THE WEEK’S DOINGS IN WATERWORKS

Issue 6 and Volume 47.

MERE MENTION OF THE WEEK’S DOINGS IN WATERWORKS The ordinance providing for the protection against pollution of Lake Whatcom, whence Bellingham, Wash., draws its supply, has been introduced and passed by council. It provides that any person who contaminates the water or maintains an open toilet on a boat plying on the lake is liable to a line not exceeding $100, or imprisonment in the city jail not exceeding thirty days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Corydon, Ia., wants waterworks and has appointed a committee to visit nearby cities, and see what can be done in the direction of installing a system. The committee will probably visit Osceola, Lamoni, Bloomfield and other nearby places and obtain all the data and information possible. The sentiment of the citizens favors the introduction of waterworks and sewerage if such can be installed at a cost not to exceed $40,000. The New Jersey…

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