Issue 15 and Volume 65.

WATER WORKS NEWS A bill has been introduced into the New Hampshire Legislature to amend the city charter of Portsmouth so as to allow the city to grant six days’ vacation every summer to the men employed in the water, sewer and street divisions of the Public Works Department. Approval of the purchase of the Amazon street reservoir, site at a cost of $73,682.09, was given by the Board of Supervisors of San Francisco, Calif. The site is owned by the Crocker Estate Company, and will be used by the city in connection with the Hetch-Hetchy project. Keokuk. Iowa, recently had the unpleasant experience of being without water for 14 hours. A main burst at 7 p. m. and only energetic work put it back into service by 10:30 a. m. the day following, which gave an unexpected rest to a large number of factory and other workers. An extensive…

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