Meteorology in the Water Works

Issue 26 and Volume 75.

Meteorology in the Water Works There would seem to be much that is logical in the water works department acting as a local branch of the water bureau. Altogether aside from the use such a study could be to the water works department, the popularization of the department through the furnishing of data of this nature to the people of the city and surrounding country should prove a valuable asset. This would be especially true in the case of a municipality situated in a farming country. The information disseminated by the water works as to weather, temperature, rainfall, etc., would be of great value and would in consequence raise the department to a high popular estimate. Aside from this view of the matter there is much in the plan that should appeal to the water works superintendent. The rainfall data accumulated alone ought to be worth the trouble in conducting…

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