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When Hot Water Backs Into Service Pipes

Issue 24 and Volume 74.

When Hot Water Backs Into Service Pipes Installation of Check Valves and Resulting Explosions Cause of Lawsuits—Important Legal Opinions on Notification by Water Works THE subject treated in the following paper is one which is of interest to every water works superintendent, in that it considers the legal aspect of a problem that may at any time be his. Mr. Jackson was born on a farm in Sutter County, Cal., and did not attend school until he was twenty-three years of age. He spent three years stevedoring on lumber boats at San Francisco and saved enough money to attend the Visalia high school and the University of California, Berkeley, afterwards entering the employ of the Mt. Whitney P ower Company, Tulare County. After four years with this company, he joined the forces of the San Joaquin Light & Power Corporation, Fresno, as civil engineer and general worker. He was afterwards…

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