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Sioux City Source of Supply.

Issue 11 and Volume 49.

Sioux City Source of Supply. An official of the city government at Sioux City, Ia., writes as follows concerning the water system there : “Sioux City gets its entire supply of water from wells. We have here two waterhearing strata; one, a gravel stratum, reached at a depth of about fifty feet from the surface, and extends about a hundred feet deeper. The other stratum from which we draw is wha; is known as the Dakota sand rock, and is reached at about a hundred and seventy feet from the surface, and goes more than a hundred feet deeper. The wells heretofore used at our mam station were eight-inch, of which we had fifteen; seven in the gravel stratum and eight in the sand rock. In addition to these wells, we had an old battery of one hundred two-inch driven wells, which art now practically out of service. This last…

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