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THE WATER AND HIGH PRESSURE SERVICES OF BOSTON

Issue 7 and Volume 63.

THE WATER AND HIGH PRESSURE SERVICES OF BOSTON Annual Reports of Commissioner of Public Works Edward F. Murphy and George H. Finneran, General Foreman of the Water Service. The annual reports of Commissioner of Public Works Edward F. Murphy, and of George H. Finneran, General Foreman of the Water Service of Boston, Mass., contains much information in regard to the water department and the high pressure system of that city. WATER SERVICE. During the year 13.3 miles of water pipe, varying in size from 8 to 16 inches, were laid, and 168 fire hydrants installed. In East Boston 3,660 linear feet of 24inch pipe was laid and connected with the 12-inch pipe. Five thousand eight hundred and two meters were installed on old services and 1,287 on new services, making a total now installed of 61,500 meters. Twenty-six hundred linear feet of 30-inch high service pipe were laid and will…

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