Issue 27 and Volume 76.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS “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. Sediment in Water Caused by Service Pipe Leak To the Editor: May I submit the following for answer in the Questions and Answers page of your valuable publication: Kitchen and bath in basement—tenant complained that when filling bath tub, water contained sediment and could not be used for bathing purposes. Leak existed in pipe to bathtub under floor of kitchen and a pool of water accumulated under floor. Sample of water taken from bath cock contained sediment. Sample taken from inlet side of meter showed no sediment. Did the opening of bath cock permit some of the accumulation under floor to be drawn into the pipe and account for the sediment…

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