Leadership

FILTRATION

Issue 23 and Volume 61.

FILTRATION The Board of Aldermen of Willimantic, Conn, has voted to provide the city pumping station at Mansfield with a chlorinating plant together with a portable bacteriological testing outfit and other apparatus. Construction Work has recently begun on the filtration plant of the water works of Fayetteville, Ark. The filter plant will cost $22,000 and will have a capacity of 1,000,000 gallons a day. Mr. J. W. Deetrick, vice-president of the Republic Iron and Steel Company of Lima, O., recently announced that this concern is building a filter plant at Haselton. Water used by all departments of the plant, including open hearth and blast furnaces, as well as the Brown-Bonnell works and the departments in Youngstown, will use the filtered water. The filtered water will protect the boilers and machinery, and will also make working conditions for the employees more agreeable in summer time. Heretofore when the water in the…

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