Leadership

To Extend the Water System of the City of New Britain

Issue 20 and Volume 63.

To Extend the Water System of the City of New Britain The Board of Water Commissioners of New Britain, Conn., made a report to the Common Council at a special meeting on April 25 on the extension of the water system. The board feels that the time has arrived when steps should be taken to start work on the Burlington project. The city, it is claimed, is making a rapid growth and the water system should keep up with the increase in population. If the city had a long, dry spell it would be threatened with a water famine, according to the report. Hiram A. Miller, a consulting engineer of Boston, Mass., has made an investigation for the proposed extension in Burlington. He states that if the Burlington supply is developed New Britain will have a sufficient water supply for about thirty years. He advises that a tunnel should be…

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