The Watershed and Its Proper Care

Issue 13 and Volume 74.

The Watershed and Its Proper Care The Best Type of Trees to Plant—Preserving Them from Disease and Fire—Regulating Sources of Watershed Pollution—Care of Dams ONE of the most important divisions of water works is the watershed, for upon its proper maintenance and its prevention from pollution depends the health of the community. Mr. Winslow, who is treasurer of the New England Water Works Associa- tion, gives some important hints on the proper maintenance of large watersheds in the paper which follows: As there are many persons occupied in work similar to that which is comprised here, it is hoped that this paper may be of some value to water works men. In the annual report of the Metropolitan Water, Board for the year 1917, the following sentence occurs: “It may be claimed with entire justice! that the ability to adequately maintain a complicated system of water supply requires qualifications not…

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