Leadership

WATER WORKS NEWS

Issue 13 and Volume 65.

WATER WORKS NEWS The citizens of Woodsfield, Ohio, are discussing the matter of buying the water works plant. An election to decide will probably soon be called. The city of Niagara Falls, N. Y., has contracted for 2,500 water meters that are to be installed this year. The bids ranged from $20,000 to $31,000. The spring thaws and rains have swollen the Wachusett reservoir of the Metropolitan system until it is now only eight feet below the emergency drains. Recent analysis of the lake water from which Manchester. X. H., gets its water supply, shows a highly satisfactory condition, the state chemist reports. A bill is before the Maine Legislature to authorize the town of Standish to tax the water pipes, gate house and other fixtures of the Portland Water District. The borough of Wharton, X. J., having purchased the water system, intends to meter all services and readjust the…

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