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MEETING OF NEW YORK SECTION OF THE AMERICAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION

Issue 25 and Volume 58.

MEETING OF NEW YORK SECTION OF THE AMERICAN WATER WORKS ASSOCIATION The December meeting of the New York section of the American Water Works Association was held last Wednesday at the Manhattan Hotel, New York. Luncheon was served after which the business of the session was taken up. J. Waldo Smith, chief engineed of the New York Board of Water Supply, acted as chairman. Paper by G. E. Williams. The first paper, “Kesanding Problems at Albany,” by G. E. Williams, was read by Francis F. Longley, in the absence of the author. Mr. Williams told of the troubles he had had in the Albany water works in getting a sand which would be efficient and, at the same time, not cake too quickly. Sand was taken both from Cape May, N. J., and Hempstead, L. I. The sand from Cape May was not very effective under the conditions imposed by…

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