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Brockton Annual Water Report

Issue 15 and Volume 57.

Brockton Annual Water Report The Water Commissioners of the City of Brockton, Mass., have issued their report for the year ending November 30th, 1914, and in it say: “During the hot, dry season for several hours a day, and for a number of days the consumption of water exceeded the capacity of the present main from Silver Lake. This indicates the need of a second main, more storage, or use of the old supply at such times. Investigations are now being pursued by George E. Bolling, our bacteriologist, with the hope of being able to treat the water from the old supply, so that it may be made acceptable for all purposes. The old supply is of great value to the city of Brockton as few municipalities are fortunate enough to have so good an auxiliary supply, and it has been the unswerving policy of the commission to protect it…

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