Leadership

FILTRATION

Issue 12 and Volume 52.

FILTRATION At Somerset, Ky., a filtering plant is being installed. The water at North Tonawanda and Lockport. it is claimed, is full of sewage. An outbreak of typhoid fever is reported from Clinton, Ia., as the result of drinking unfiltered water. Freeport, Ill., Water Company is about to add another $1,000,000-gallon filtration station to its system. Cameron, Tex.—Water Company has installed three settling basins, measuring 175 x 200 feet with a depth of 9½ feet. Their cost was $141,000. Ten deaths at Oateville, Ind., are clearly traceable to the use of an open well, whose contaminated water caused an outbreak of typhoid fever. A Washington, Pa., dispatch states that four new filters, with a total capacity of 5,000,000 gallons daily, have been installed at the filtration plant of the Charleroi Water Company. In the eight public schools of Logansport, Ind., the water is to be subjected to a process of…

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