The New York Section Trip

Issue 23 and Volume 68.

The New York Section Trip As a variant to the practice of holding luncheons and set meetings, the outing of the New York Section of the American Water Works Association to the plant of the Hackensack Water Company was an interesting novelty. In spite of a persistent drizzling downpour which lasted nearly all day there was a sizable turnout of members at 1 o’clock on December 1 at the Jersey City station of the Erie Railroad to take the special car provided for them. No doubt, had blue skies prevailed there were would have been a larger attendance. The practical lessons included in the visits to the admirable plant of the Hackensack Company at New Milford, N. J., and the viewing at first hand of the problems involved in building the extensive reservoir of the company, three miles in circumference, were of value to all of the men who attended…

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