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WATER NOTES

Issue 11 and Volume 56.

WATER NOTES An ordinance for an increase in water rates at Joliet, Ill., has been prepared to comply with the requirements of the state statutes and will shortly be submitted to the city coucil. A minimum water rate of $1 a month for 500 cubic feet has been ordered by the California railroad commission for Huntington Beach, Cal. A charge of 10 cents per 100 cubic feet for the next 4,000 feet and 6 cents per 100 cubic feet for all over 4,500 cubic feet is allowed by the commission. The Houston Heights, Tex., Light and Water Association, which took over the property of the Houston Heights Light and Water Company, has announced that the water rate would be reduced to 20 cents per 1,000 gallons, net. according to the terms of the franchise. The rate of 20 cents is effective on all meter readings since July 15. The following…

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