Leadership

Supt. Kingman 25 Years Head of Brockton Water Department

Issue 3 and Volume 63.

Supt. Kingman 25 Years Head of Brockton Water Department Superintendent Horace Kingman, who has been at the head of the Brockton, Mass., water department for 25 years, in his annual report includes some interesting statistics as to the water works of 1892 compared with the water works of 1917. They are: When Mr. Kingman took charge the Avon Reservoir was pumping 272,344,946 gallons a year, with an average daily consumption of 746,173 gallons. This year the total pumped is 1,116,228,614 gallons, or an average daily consumption of 3,058,160 gallons. A population of 24,000 was supplied in 1892 and the Brockton water system is now supplying 75,970 persons in Brockton, Whitman, East Bridgewater, Eastondale, West Bridgewater, Hanson and Pembroke. The system. has 126.57 miles of mains now, against 43.74 miles in 1892. “I know of no city,” said Mr. Kingman, “that has made any better progress than Brockton, and certainly we…

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