Pennsylvania Water Statistics

Issue 14 and Volume 75.

Pennsylvania Water Statistics According to the results of a statistical compilation by James F. Woodward, secretary of internal affairs of Pennsylvania. the following interesting figures and comparisons of the water works of that state is given. The 603 private and municipal water companies in Pennsylvania supplied approximately 379,000,000.000 gallons of water to consumers in 1922 and the receipt from this sale amounted to $29,368,757. The companies were classified as 433 private and 170 municipal, the latter furnishing more than 237,000.000,000 gallons of water for which they received $12,526,013. In 1922 they supplied a total of 1,295,609 consumers. 606,212 being supplied by private plants while the municipal plants cared for 689,397 consumers. Commercial consumers led in both classes, private plants having 576,233 customers and municipal plants 648,847. Commercial users of water from private plants paid $10,027,930 for the 51,841,819.000 gallons of water they used and the commercial customers of the municipal…

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