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Mount Vernon Water News

Issue 7 and Volume 66.

Mount Vernon Water News From Our Regular Correspondent The special water board, headed by John W. Stevens, appointed to consider the complexing water question of Mount Vernon, N. Y., has recommended to common council of that city the purchase of the plant and equipment of the New York Inter Urban Water Company and connection with New York city water, at a total cost of $1,062,500. The report, which is exceedingly lengthy, is being considered by the council. The question of water supply in Mount Vernon has been debated for the last seventeen years; now the people want action. Mount Vernon lies directly over the line from New York City. Lincoln avenue, Mount Vernon, and East 242d street, New York, constitute one of the connecting points. For years now the Inter Urban company has been supplying Mount Vernon with water. At the request of the city, they fixed a price for…

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