Water Supply Commission for Philadelphia

Issue 4 and Volume 68.

Water Supply Commission for Philadelphia It would seem that Philadelphia is at least in a fair way to have its water supply troubles finally settled, if one is to judge by the names of a commission of experts recently appointed by Mayor Moore to consider the matter of adequate water system for the Quaker City. The names, all of which, with one exception, are those of men prominent in the water supply field, two being emiment consulting engineers and the other the man responsible for the Catskill water supply system of New York City, are as follows: J. Waldo Smith, chief engineer of the board of water supply of New York City; George W. Fuller, consulting engineer, of New York City; J. W. Ledoux, consulting engineer, of Philadelphia, and Joseph F. Hasskarl, formerly director of wharves, docks and ferries in the city commission of Philadelphia. Mr. Ledoux and Mr. Fuller,…

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