Leadership

West Virginia Water

Issue 1 and Volume 52.

West Virginia Water Water in Eastern Virginia for domestic purposes and for farm stock is easily and economically secured in abundant supply and good quality. The wells are either dug or driven to the depth of 15 to 40 feet, and an abundant supply of good pure soft water is thus secured, sufficient for all ordinary purposes, but not sufficient for manufacturing and industrial purposes. In order to secure a supply sufficient in quantity and at the same time free front chemical elements injurious to the boilers, deeper wells have been bored, even to the depth of 2,000 feet or more, going down to the granite foundation rock upon which the crust of the earth is supposed to rest, down to the igneous rock. Such a well is now being bored in Berkely, a suburb of Norfolk. The attention of the writer was called to this well recently and a…

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