Improvements in Water Works

Issue 24 and Volume 71.

Improvements in Water Works Now that warm weather is at hand, with the usual periodic increase in water consumption, improvements in water works will no doubt move rapidly. Even during the cold weather this year more work was done in the way of additions and improvements than in several previous years, and with the downward trend of prices in both labor and materials there is every indication that the water works will now prosecute the much needed work on which they have been holding back on account of inflated prices. Every week FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING publishes many accounts of such improvements going forward and there is every prospect that this number will be greatly increased with the advent of favorable weather. This bears out the indications to which we called attention at the beginning of the year. It also emphasizes the fact to which Mr. Metcalf calls attention in…

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