DARTMOUTH, N. S, WATER DEPARTMENT
The report of the water department of Dartmouth, N. S , shows that the water rates, especially the domestic or consumption rate, have been considerably reduced, the reduction being justified by the income receipts. The number of houses, stores, churches, and schools using the water supply is 397; 33 house connections were made; and one store was furnished with water for a water-motor at a special rate of $12 a year. Some minor additions have been made in the way of flushing-valves, catch-pits, etc., but nothing ex tensive. The water rates for the year amounted to $5,835.94. T he expenditures showed a balance of $1,190.11 in favor of the city, after $6,097.50 had been paid as interest on bonded debt and all otlicr expenses met.