Leadership

The New York Section Meeting

Issue 5 and Volume 67.

The New York Section Meeting The meeting of the New York section of the American Water Works’ Association, which took place on February 18 at the Hotel McAlpin, New York City, was signalized by a discussion of the subject that just now is especially prominent in the minds of water works men—the conservation of the water supply. The various speakers, both set and impromptu, told of the methods adopted by their departments to lessen the unnecessary waste of water through the carelessness or indifference of the consumer through leakage of mains and service connections and so on. There is probably no subject that is occupying so much of the thought and time of the water works superintendents as this matter of water waste and its remedy. FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING has lately published two very important papers dealing with water waste prevention, one by Assistant Engineer Wm. M. Crowe, of…

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