Work Done in St. Louis Water Works Department

Issue 8 and Volume 62.

Work Done in St. Louis Water Works Department Gurdon G. Black, engineer in charge, supply and purifying section of the St. Louis, Mo., water department, in his report to Commissioner Wall, states that besides the work done by the supply and purification of 35,633 million gallons of water furnished the city, the principal work of the section during the past year included work on the reconstruction of Compton Hill reservoir, the beginning of the construction of a reinforced concrete conduit between Baden and Bissell’s Point, to provide adequate capacity much needed, the partial removal of the wreck of the steamer “Majestic” obstructing the new tower, the beginning of work designed to bring the channel of the Mississippi river back between the towers, the completion of a 225-foot chimney for the low service pumping station at the Chain of Rocks, and the beginning of a 230-foot one for the high service…

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