Issue 21 and Volume 47.

WATERWORKS NEWS OF THE WEEK With its new 100,000-gallon water tower Gilbert, Minn., feels secure against future forest or village fires. Electricity is shortly to replace steam for water pumpage at Chatham, N. Y. Excavating for the new city waterworks at Fort Lupton, Colo., has been begun. Oakland, I11., is installing a system of waterworks as a measure of protection against fire. Greenfield, Ia., has installed a system of waterworks with a pressure of 140 pounds to the square inch. The city of Rochester, N. Y., placed on sale on May 10 waterworks renewal notes to the amount of $125,000. Political squabbles threaten to hold up the completion of the $1,000,000 waterworks system that is to supply Cheyenne, Wyo. A number of cases of typhoid fever having developed, a searching investigation of the water supply is to be made at Madison, Wis. Citizens of El Reno, Okla., have filed a…

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