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WATER WORKS NEWS

Issue 26 and Volume 67.

WATER WORKS NEWS According to a press report, a Texas town is struggling with the problem of drilling a well that will produce water. All drilled of late gush oil! A water engineer recently made the statement publicly that at the rate that Akron, Ohio, is growing, that city will be suffering from a water shortage not later than 1925. Investigation of the municipal plants of Ironton, Ohio, by a certified accountant, showed that the water plant has not made enough money to pay the interest on its indebtedness, while the gas plant has made a small surplus. The city council of Lewistown, Mont., has taken advantage of the temporary depression in municipal securities by instructing the city clerk to buy in water works bonds, if they can be bought at 85 cents on the dollar. After litigation extending over a period of 18 months, in which Water Superintendent Thomas…

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