Leadership

METERAGE

Issue 3 and Volume 66.

METERAGE The city of Methuen, Mass., is adopting the meter system for its water services. An appropriation of $8,000 for purchase of meters was recently asked by Paul R. Clay, chairman of the water board. The office of inspector of electric and water meters was created recently by the city council of Anderson, Ind., and it will pay $115 per month. An ordinance appropriating money to pay the salary of inspector was enacted. Napoleon, Ohio, was recently the subject of an interesting article in which the writer stated that the municipal plant has become a success financially only since it was put on a metered basis about a dozen years ago. Last year a fund of $10,000 was accumulated, pays nothing for water service in public buildings and hydrants. The efficacy of the newly established air branch of the forest fire service was proved for the first time, on June…

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