The Canandaigua Water Supply

Issue 16 and Volume 58.

The Canandaigua Water Supply In inspection of the sources of the Canandaigua, N. Y., water supply was recently made by District Sanitary Supervisor Isaac W. Brewer. Chief Engineer Theodore Horton, of the State Department of Health, has now submitted the report on the water supply, which is, in part, as follows: “The water supply of Canandaigua is pumped from Canandaigua lake at a point two miles south of the city and is distributed by gravity from a reservoir about one-half mile west of the pumping staiton. The intake consists of a 16-inch pipe extending about 500 feet from shore in 50 feet of water. Canandaigua lake has a surface area of 16 square miles and the total watershed area tributary to it is approximately 172 miles. There are several small villages located upon this watershed and a great many scattered farm houses. In addition numerous summer cottages are scattered along…

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