Leadership

PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTION AND ITS RESULTS

Issue 3 and Volume 61.

PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTION AND ITS RESULTS At a recent meeting of the Portland Water Meeters, Portland, Me., Attorney Moulton told the members of the argument he made before the Public Utilities Commission at the hearing on Private Fire Protection Rates, and the arguments of the attorneys on the other side and explained the points on which they did not agree. Mr. Fuller described the operation of the 42-inch Pitot Tube Simplex Meter that measures all the water used by the district. Mr. Thorne opened the discussion on how leaks in underground pipe can best be located. The discussion of the following problem was opened by Mr. Thompson. “Assume the 42inch main was broken where it crosses the 24-inch cement main. The rush of water has undermined and broken the 24-inch cement main. What gates will be closed and other operations necessary to make repairs and restore service.…

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