Leadership

New Water Supply for Albuquerque.

Issue 25 and Volume 49.

New Water Supply for Albuquerque. In planning for a new water supply for Albuquerque, N. M., the advisory committee recommends a three and one-half classification waterworks. Among the committee’s provisions are: 1. The present maximum water supply of 2,000,000 gallons per diem is extremely inadequate. This pumping supply should be increased and equal the total of the present maximum domestic demands and estimated fire consumption of seven (7) 250 gallons fire streams or a total demand of 4,500,000 gallons. The proposed improvements of the water supply company, if carried out, will largely meet these water demands, as follows: A. The present drilled capped 8-inch well at main pumping station should be connected to 20 feet open well, furnishing an estimated additional supply of 1,000,000 gallons, allowing the total of 3,000,000 gallons subject to suction bypresent pumping stations. B. An auxiliary pumping station should be installed on the north edge of…

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