Issue 15 and Volume 73.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Conducted “He that questioneth much shall learn much”-BACON NOTE—Readers of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING are invited to send in questions, which will be answered in the order received. Names are omitted from questions unless otherwise specified. Number of Meters in Use and Annual Sales To the Editor: Will you kindly advise me where I can get statistics as to the number of water meters in use in this country, the present yearly output, the past yearly record and, if possible, also the dollars and cents volume of business. I would appreciate your giving this inquiry your thorough consideration. K. O. P. Answer: As nearly as can Ire ascertained from authentic sources, there are approximately 9,500,000 water meters of all sizes and types in use at present. During the past two or three years, the number of meters sold averaged between 625,000 and 650,000 a year, and the…

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