Leadership

FILTRATION

Issue 19 and Volume 63.

FILTRATION A new filtration plant is planned for Auburn. N. Y., by the firm of Hazen, Whipple and Feller. Superintendent Walter Brandon, of the Anderson, Ind., water plant, reports that the city water is 99 per cent, pure. Tests on samples of water from six different wells in constant use at Oldtown, Me., show that five are safe to use for drinking, the sixth well tested, having showm some pollution, will be closed. An outbreak of typhoid fever cases at Seneca Falls, N. Y., has led to analyses by experts, of the water supply which comes from Lake Cayuga. As yet there is nothing evident in results of the water tests to indicate that the typhoid had its source in the water. The daily output of the new’ West Side filtration plant at Cleveland, O., has been increased from 51,000,000 to 100,000,000 gallons. As a result of the increased operation,…

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