Chief Engineer Saville Advises Full Meterage

Issue 2 and Volume 65.

Chief Engineer Saville Advises Full Meterage In a report recently submitted to the Fuel Conservation Committee, State Council of Defense, Caleb Mills Saville, engineer in charge of the Hartford, Conn., water works, says that the only way to prevent waste of water is to install meters on all services. Mr. Saville asserts that nearly 6,000 tons of coal are used annually in the city works to pump water that is wasted and that this coal would furnish heat during the winter for at least 600 families or from 2,500 to 3,000 people. The city of Dover, N. J., it is shown by the annual report of the Water Commissioners, expended $600 last year for repair and installation of meters. Meter system rates for water in Highland Park, Mich., had been fixed by the city council. A great number of people have asked for the installation of meters and these will…

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