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Advantages of a Local Section of the American Water Works Association

Issue 2 and Volume 63.

Advantages of a Local Section of the American Water Works Association City Engineer The Minnesota section has thirty-four members and is the smallest of all the sections now formed. By states, including Canada, Minnesota stands eleventh in number of members. Twenty-five of the thirty-four members reside in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth, leaving only nine members scattered around the state. There is a splendid opportunity for campaigning for members among the small city water works officials in Minnesota. We need the smaller water works men for their good and ours. The Minnesota Section was awarded the cup at the 1917 convention held in Richmond, Va., for the largest percentage increase in membership during 1916. It is hoped that interest may be taken in adding to the membership of the section, so as to hold the cup another year. I quote from the speech of President Metcalf at the Richmond convention:…

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