Issue 14 and Volume 59.

THE MIDDLETOWN WATER DEPARTMENT The receipts of the Middletown, Conn., Water Department during the year 1915, according to the department’s fiftieth annual report, Were $47,752.06. The expenditures were $17,187.25. The board of commissioners are Howard H. Warner, George C. More, Thomas Hoops, Jr. and John P. Bacon. F. Edward Lindstrom is secretary, and Gordon Z. Smith is superintendent. The report says in part; Water Supply. The water supply for the year 1915 has been ample, and of a quality above the average for this city. The meteorological conditions, in so far as their effect upon the water supply, were quite remarkable. The total precipitation for the months of March, April, May and June, 1915, was exceedingly small as compared to any preceding year in our records. it was closely estimated about July 1 that the amount of water in storage was sixty million gallons less than at the same time…

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