Issue 12 and Volume 52.

NEW ENGLAND WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION After thirty years of life the New England Waterworks Association shows no signs of decadence. On the contrary, as each successive year has rolled round, its energy, membership and influence have “grown with its growth and strengthened with its strength” to such a degree that practically it may be said to have become a national institution, an educational organization, whose teaching is no longer confined within local bounds, but to-day is accepted as authoritative both by waterworks men and civil and mechanical engineers of the continent, and is quoted with the highest approval by their brethren in the old world. James W. Lyon, of Salem, Mass., unwittingly began to build better than he knew when in 1881 he suggested to a chosen few that, for the benefit of New England, the waterworks men of that section of the United States and the betterment of the…

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