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DISCUSSION OF PAPERS AT AMERICAN WATER WORKS CONVENTION

Issue 24 and Volume 55.

DISCUSSION OF PAPERS AT AMERICAN WATER WORKS CONVENTION Among papers discussed at the recent Convention of the American Water Works Association was one on “The Purification of Water by Ultra-Violet Rays,” by Max von Recklinghausen, and “Use and Benefits of Pressure Recording Gages,” by J. M. Diven. The discussion of Dr. von Recklinghausen’s paper was opened by F, A. Dallyn, of Toronto, who said: “The Association is to be congratulated upon this paper from Dr. von Recklinghausen, He has been very modest indeed in his claims for the ultra-violet rays. He has certainly given us a most scientific paper upon the merits of the system. We in our own laboratory have tested it with a very small unit. The cost is certainly going to be a great element; yet when the cost turns out, as it appears to be, only about three times that of ordinary disinfecting agents, I think…

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