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Leakage From Vitrified Pipe Used to Convey Water Under Low Head

Issue 11 and Volume 62.

Leakage From Vitrified Pipe Used to Convey Water Under Low Head It is frequently of greater value to the water works profession to record the troubles that have been experienced than to describe work which has satisfactorily met all requirements. The Bureau of Water Supply of the Department of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity of the City of New York, has had to repair numerous leaky joints on a vitrified pipe line that was constructed to deliver water under a maximum head of not over 5 pounds per square inch. General. The Borough of Richmond had an inadequate and unsatisfactory water supply prior to the introduction of the Catskill water, which was made effective in January, 1917. The average daily consumption in the Borough of Richmond is 12 m. g. To meet the growth in consumption and to lower the over draft at existing stations, an additional supply of some…

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