Pumping Engine Notes.

Issue 7 and Volume 50.

Pumping Engine Notes. A new pumping outfit is to be installed in connection with the waterworks at Commerce, Tex. Bids opened hy the council for a new steam pump at Sioux City, Mo., varied from $140 to $670. The entire hatch was referred to the department of parks and public property. Another piston has cracked at the waterworks pumping station in Atlanta, Ga., thereby reducing the total pumpage capacity about 33 1-3 per cent. This makes the third similar crack. A test of the pumps at the $150,000 new waterworks plant at Gadsden, Ala., was made re cently, and the pumps were found in perfect condition The plant will be turned over to tile city on September 1 and will go in operation on that date. Clear Lake, Ia., is building a pumping station, and will pump its own water hereafter. For twenty years the Clear Lake Electric Light &…

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