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Warren, Pa., to Have New Reservoir

Issue 1 and Volume 77.

Warren, Pa., to Have New Reservoir Work is well along, according to J. J. Mitchell, superintendent of the Warren, Pa., Water Company, on a new reservoir which is, when completed, to have a capacity of 6,000,000 gals, and to cost $30,000 and $36,000. The dam for the reservoir is practically completed. The new reservoir is approximately 500 feet long, and 300 feet wide. At the present time, it is shallow, but next spring it is planned to excavate the basin, so that the average depth will be six feet, and not over twenty feet at the deepest point. Plans call for the completion next spring, of the sodding of the banks, the planting of shade trees around the edge of the lake that has been formed, and the general beautifying of the project. With the new reservoir completed, Mr. Mitchell stated that the present pumping capacity of the Warren Water…

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