Leadership

Excellent Results from 1924 Water Survey at Dayton, Ohio

Issue 2 and Volume 77.

Excellent Results from 1924 Water Survey at Dayton, Ohio A water waste survey and the resultant conservation of water by the stopping of leaks at Dayton, Ohio, explains the surprising statement made by Superintendent W. W. Morehouse that despite the fact that the daily pumpage of the water works in 1924 was about 1,000,000 gallons less than in 1923, the consumption was greater. During the first eleven months of 1924 the pumpage was 5,600,000,000 gallons. On this basis the pumpage for the entire year would be 6,102,000,000 gallons. Last year the pumpage was 6,461,000,000 gallons or nearly 1,000,000 gallons a day in excess of the 1924 consumption. That the 1924 consumption actually was far in excess of that last year is indicated by the fact that 3,112 new services have been installed this year. This includes four new sanitary districts to which the city, by contract with the county, is…

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