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DOES WATER WORKS OR CONSUMER PAY FOR AND MAINTAIN SERVICES?

Issue 11 and Volume 72.

DOES WATER WORKS OR CONSUMER PAY FOR AND MAINTAIN SERVICES? Various Experiences Along This Line Related by Superintendents and Others at Convention of the American Water Works Association at Philadelphia THE following is a continuation of the very practical discussions which characterised the “Superintendents’ Day sessions (Thursday morning, May 18) of the Philadelphia convention of the American Water Works Association: CHAIRMAN CRAMER: Service Pipes; Who Pays for Them, the Water Works or the Consumer? Who Maintains After Installation? MR. CHESTER: I think if it is a private plant, the company does; if it is a municipal plant, the consumer does. SECRETARY DIVEN: Not always. MR. H. C. CRAWFORD: I would like to know in the appraisal of a water plant where the service pipes are put in by the property owner and are kept up by the water company, whether, in the appraisal of the plant, these service pipes should…

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