Leadership

METERAGE

Issue 11 and Volume 52.

METERAGE New London, Conn., with a population of about 20,000 has an average daily water consumption of 2,870,500 gallons, or 141 gallons daily per capita consumption. There are 4,186 services and 809 meters in use. These are distributed as follows: Trident, 405; Empire, 142; Nash. 94: Lambert, 42; Crown, 48, and the remainder scattering. Eau Claire. Wis., is installing meters in each one of its public schools, whose services hitherto have not been metered. The water department will now collect for all water used in the schools. In the course of time, possibly the same policy may be adopted in the case of the drinking and horse fountains in Eau Claire. With the schools metered and paying for the water used in them, all the municipal buildings and departments are now charged for whatever water is furnished them. St. Louis. Mo., has saved $2,306 in the purchase of nine water…

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