Brooklyn and Queens Water Improvements.

Issue 10 and Volume 49.

Brooklyn and Queens Water Improvements. Extensive improvements in the water supply system of Brooklyn and Queens Borough, calling for an expenditure of more than $10,000,000 are being planned by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment. Deputy Water Commissioner Parsons has completed a survey of the proposed local development, which covers the departmental needs for the next five years, and which will be included in the annual corporate stock budget. Virtually every section of the two boroughs will be benefited by the improvements. This year $100,000 is to be spent in extending the high pressure fire service system in Queens and in 1912 Deputy Parsons estimates that $300,000 will be needed for general improvements. In 1913, $325,000 is to be expended in the borough, bringing the mains into proper condition for the increased population. The Bayside system will be generally improved and $190,000 used for new distributing mains throughout the borough.…

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