CENTRAL STATES WATERWORKS CONVENTION

CENTRAL STATES WATERWORKS CONVENTION

The officers of this association have made arrangements which promise well for the success of the convention to be held at Pittsburg the 15th, 16th and 17th of September. The official circular issued for the event points out that the new construction of the waterworks system of Pittsburg and vicinity must prove of particular interest to those who are fortunate enough to be present. William Allen Veach, secretary of the association, states that the business part of the program will contain many papers on waterworks subjects which must prove interesting and instructive. The competent, gentlemen on the various committees given below certainly guarantee that ample arrangements will be provided for the entertainment of the members. As one of the chairmen says, “the meeting will he a distinct step in the progress of the association as it should take a position as important as other associations on account of the large territory it embraces.” The Monongahela House has been selected as headquarters and an appeal is made to all those interested in waterworks construe tion or management to decide upon not onlv participating in the program arranged for Pittsburg, but to send in their application as regular members of the association. Following are the committees:

CENTRAL STATES WATERWORKS CONVENTION.

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CENTRAL STATES WATERWORKS CONVENTION.

The forthcoming convention of the Central States Waterworks association, which will be held at Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 25, 26, 27, will hold its business sessions from 9 a. m. to 12 p. m. One afternoon and evening will be spent in inspecting the new waterworks plant at California, and the new western pumping station at Torrence road. A banquet will lie tendered the visitors on the last night, and other entertainments will be furnished in abundance for all spare time. The Grand Hotel in Cincinnati has” been selected as headquarters, and an exhibit of meters and other waterworks appliances will be held there. Robert B. McGowan is elected chairman, Anthony Herschcdc, treasurer and William Schmidt, jr.. secretary, at a preliminary meeting held in Cincinnati of the general committee on arrangements for the joint conventions of the Central States Waterworks association and the Ohio boards of public service. About 275 waterworks superintendents and trustees will attend as delegates. All of the larger cities in Ohio will send one or more members of their boards of public service to attend the last-named convention, which will be held in a separate hall.