Issue 26 and Volume 58.

IMPROVEMENTS AT LANCASTER The City Council of Lancaster, Pa., at a recent meeting, accepted recommendations of the Water Committee and E. K. Saylor, Superintendent of Water Works, that a new equipment to be installed in the pumping plant be patterned after that recently installed in Baltimore, and that it be installed under the supervision of experts who had charge of the installation in that city. The report of the Water entirely new equipment, consisting of what has proven to be the “last word” in pumps driven entirely by electric power. On June 28, 1915, His Honor, H. L. Trout, Mayor, the Water Committee, Superintendent E. K. Saylor, and Clerk H. D. Deen visited Baltimore on an inspection tour of its pumping stations and filter plant. The pumps, however, in both the highand low-pressure stations, were just being installed and gave us a splendid opportunity of witnessing some of this very…

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