Issue 16 and Volume 58.

THE WATER SUPPLY FOR MADISON The Water Board of Madison, Wis., has issued a statement relative to its efforts to provide the city with an adequate supply of good water. The statement, in part, says: “It is a matter of record in the office of the department that our water is not always pure, though at no time, with one or two exceptions, has it been seriosuly polluted. It is also a fact that our supply is at present insufficient and that as Madison grows the difficulty and expense of securing the necessary additional water from the wells will increase faster than it has in the past. Water in sufficient quantities is the first requirement to be met, for without that a city is impossible; its purity is of equal importance and can not be sacrificed at any cost. Cost is of secondary importance and is considered only after the…

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