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SMALL TOWN SPENDS $350,000 FOR NEW GRAVITY WATER SUPPLY

Issue 3 and Volume 78.

SMALL TOWN SPENDS $350,000 FOR NEW GRAVITY WATER SUPPLY Site of Fairport. N. Y., Dam Before Construction. Showing Height to Which Dam Reached and Position of Spiliway. Citizens of Fairport, N. Y., Did Not Hesitate to Spend This Large Sum —Description of Up-to-Date System TO a small town $350,000 looms up as a huge sum to spend on its water supply, as a rule, but the village of Fairport, N. Y., took the plunge without any hesitation, and its bravery was rewarded by excellent results. The following article tells of these residts and how they were attained: It is seldom that a community of 5,000 people is willing to spend such a large sum of money to secure a supply of soft water, as was recently the case at Fairport, N. Y., where a proposition to spend $350,000 to construct a gravity water supply was voted by a very large…

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