Leadership

December Meeting of New York Section American Water Works Association

Issue 26 and Volume 62.

December Meeting of New York Section American Water Works Association The second meeting this season of the New York section of the American Water Works Association was held at the Park Avenue hotel, New York, last Wednesday. The subject discussed was water supply and sewerage works at cantonments. The first speaker was Mr. George W. Fuller, who described the preliminary work of getting the construction of these army camps under way. Mr. Fuller and Mr. Leonard Metcalf were in charge of the water supply and sewerage plans of the camps. When war was declared the Government was in no position to take care of a new army, nor would it be for at least ten weeks. The civilian engineers, who volunteered immediately upon declaration of war to aid in preparation of plans for the cantonments, estimated it would require thirty-six army camps to house the first army. These engineers were…

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